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The Village Company recalls La Bella Extreme Sport Styling Gel

The product may be contaminated with bacteria

Photo source: La Bella Beauty
The Village Company is recalling La Bella Extreme Sport Styling Gel.

Four lots of the product failed micro testing due to bacterial contamination with Burkholderia cepacia and a group of related strains., resulting in potential contamination of 2,377 cases.

There are no reports of adverse reactions to date.

The following lot numbers of the product, manufactured by Kapra Cosmetics, are being recalled:

  • 19057B, 19072C, 19072E, 19072G of the 22-oz., bottle of La Bella Extreme Sport Styling Gel

It was sold nation wide at Kroger (Food 4 Less and Ralphs), Stater Bros, Target, Heb, Cardinal Health, Certco, Cashco Distributors, Bashas, All Essentials, Yosemite Wholesale – Merced, Supervalu, AJ Express and Latin American Distributors.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled product should stop using it immediately, and discard or return it to The Village Company.

If discarding the product, consumers should send an email to with the date they discarded it.

The company will provide a replacement product or refund to any consumer who has proof of purchase, which includes a receipt or a photo of the recalled lot code on the bottom of the bottle. Additional instructions may be found at

Consumers may with questions may contact contact customer service at (800) 699-6852 weekdays between 9:00am and 6:00pm (EST), and at the above email address.

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