If you’re a frequent shopper of your local Family Dollar, you may want to pay close attention to this latest news about a number of products that are now being recalled. According to recent reports, Family Dollar has recalled condoms, pregnancy tests, mouthwash, toothpaste, and many other products because they were stored at improper temperatures.
Family Dollar is in the middle of a firestorm, as far as dozens of their products sold throughout the country. @USAToday reports that several over-the-counter products, including condoms, pregnancy tests, mouthwash, toothpaste, and more, have been officially recalled after they were found to be stored at inappropriate temperatures. The recalled products were shipped to Family Dollar stores between May and June in 11 states, Georgia, Florida, Arizona, Texas, Utah, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, Montana, Indiana and Idaho.
Additionally, states not affected by the recall include: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. In announcing the news, Family Dollar said it was not aware of any customer complaints or reported illnesses as a result of the product recall.
Through an official statement, the company said: “Family Dollar has notified its affected stores asking them to check their stock immediately and to quarantine and suspend the sale of any affected products. Customers who have purchased the affected product may return said product to the Family Dollar store where it was purchased without a receipt.”
Some of the brands included in the recall are Colgate toothpaste and mouthwash, Trojan condoms, and VeriQuick pregnancy tests.