What Happened to Burt's Bees Cough Drops?

Author Donald Gianassi

Posted Jul 14, 2022

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Burt's Bees is a well-known brand of natural personal care products. Their popular products include lip balms, lotions, soaps, and more. Recently, the company made headlines when they abruptly discontinued their popular cough drops.

The company has not released an official statement, but there are several theories about what led to the discontinuation of the product. One theory is that the company was not able to source the natural ingredients needed to make the cough drops. Another theory is that the company was facing pressure from the FDA to remove the product from shelves due to safety concerns.

Whatever the reason, the discontinuation of Burt's Bees cough drops is a loss for those who relied on the product to help relieve their symptoms. Luckily, there are plenty of other natural cough drop options available on the market.

What was the potential health risk associated with the cough drops?

The potential health risk associated with the cough drops is that they may contain sugar or other sweeteners which can contribute to tooth decay. In addition, some cough drops may also contain menthol or other ingredients which can cause stomach upset if taken in large quantities.

How will customers be notified of the recall?

When a product is recalled, the process for notifying customers begins with the company who manufactured the product sending a notice to the retailer. The retailer is then responsible for passing along the notice to the customer. In some cases, the retailer may contact the customer directly. The notice will outline the problem with the product and instructions for returning the product. Customers can also check the website of the company or the retailer for more information about the recall.

What should customers do if they have the affected product?

If you have the affected product, you should immediately stop using it and contact the company for a refund or exchange. If you have any questions, you can also call the company's customer service line.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use Burt's bees products if I have food allergies?

Your best bet is to read the ingredient list carefully before using any products and make inquiries about potential cross contamination risk with other ingredients. Burt's Bees does have some food allergy-friendly items that may work for you.

Does Burt's bees Baby Bee lotion contain buttermilk?

The ingredients list on the Burt's Bees Baby Bee lotion product page does not yield a result identifying buttermilk as one of the ingredients. However, it is listed as an ingredient in the Baby Bee Original Lotion and the Baby Bee Fragrance Free Lotion, both of which disclose it as babeurre en poudre. So it likely does contain buttermilk.

Is Burt's Bees lip balm nut oil free?

There is no specific information on the Burt's Bees website confirming that the lip balm is nut oil free, but according to the customer's account, it may be a good option for those with an allergy to nuts.

Why is it called Burt’s Bees?

Burt’s Bees is named after its founder Burt Reynolds.

Are Burt's bees products safe for people with a gluten allergy?

We cannot provide a list of Burt's Bees products that are safe for use with your allergy because our products may have been manufactured on a shared line with products containing gluten, or raw materials used in our products may have been processed in a facility that also processes products containing gluten.

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