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Product Safety Notices & Recalls

At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

TopCare Magnesium Citrate Saline Oral Laxative Solution Lemon Flavor Recall

July 15, 2022


Topco Associates has issued a recall for 10 FL OZ (296 mL) bottles of TopCare Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor, due to the presence of the pathogen Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens found in the product. 

This is a safety issue. Immunocompromised patients, who consume this product, may be at increased risk for invasive infections caused by Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens that could lead to serious health consequences.

Upon returning any below listed product to your local Big Y, you will receive a full refund.

The following products are sold at Big Y: 

Product Name  UPC Size Lot Code - Expiration Date
TopCare Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor
10 oz
All Lot Codes/ All Sell by Dates

Consumers with questions may contact Topco’s Consumer Service line at 1-888-423-0139 anytime 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

More Resources:

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Recalls.gov - Your Online Resource for Recalls - http://www.recalls.gov/

FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp