DENVER (CBS4)– More marijuana products are being recalled because they may contain unsafe pesticide residues.
Gaia’s Garden voluntarily recalled more than 20 products due to the presence of contaminated plant material.
The recalled products include a variety of infused candy products with material purchased from TruCannabis, a cultivation facility. The products were distributed to 176 store locations around Colorado.
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Samples from Gaia’s Garden infused candy products and TruCannabis plant material harvested prior to June 2 tested positive for residues from three pesticides banned by Colorado: Mycobutanil, Spiromefesin and Imidacloprid.
The following Gaia’s Garden infused candy products are subject to the recall:
Production batch # _____ Item Description
9922702, 9920503, 9921703, 9920503 Heads and Tails (med)
9922702 Mixed Fruit Lozenges (med)
9922702, 9920903, 9923003 Sour Drops (med)
9922702, 9920503, 9921703 Fish (med)
9920203, 9921603 Himalayan Salted Dark Chocolate (med)
9920203 Cherry Cream Karma (med)
9920903 White Chocolate Mojito (med)
9921703 Lollipops (med)
9921903 D’z Nutz (med)
9923003 Root Beer Drops (med)
9923003 Lemon Drops (med)
9923003 Cinnamon Lozenges (med)
9922603 Orange Cream Karma (med)
9922603 Strawberry Cream Karma (med)
9920903 Cinnamon Karma (med)
9990104, 9951902 Mixed Fruit Pot Drops (rec)
9990505 10mg Karma (rec)
9952002 VSACC Berry Drops (rec)
9951802 Ginger Drops (rec)
9993103 Root Beer Drops (rec)
9951802 Sour Drops (rec)
Last month, two dispensaries voluntarily recalled possibly contaminated products. In September two dispensaries had to recall marijuana products for the same reason and one shop fired an employee for using unapproved pesticides.
Additional Information from the Denver’s Department of Environmental Health:
Consumers who have these recalled products should dispose of the products or return them to the stores from which they were purchased. For more information about returns, Gaia’s Garden can be reached at GaiasRecall@gmail.com.
There have been no reports of illness.
The Denver Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is partnering with state agencies to investigate this issue and oversee the recall process to remove potentially contaminated product from commerce. DEH conducts inspections of marijuana-infused product manufacturers and retail locations in Denver and investigates related complaints.