Food Recall Warning - Excessive Consumption of Apricot Power brand Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds and Apricot Seed Meal may cause Cyanide Poisoning

Product photos are available at:, June 1, 2019 /CNW/ -AEcoideas Innovations Inc. is recalling Apricot Power brand Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds and Apricot Seed Meal from the marketplace due to natural toxin amygdalin. This toxin may cause acute cyanide poisoning.A Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below as they have incorrect dosage information and excessive consumption may cause cyanide poisoning.The following products have been sold nationally.Recalled productsA






Apricot Power

Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds

454 g

7 280284 537130

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Apricot Power

Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds

226 g

7 528303 370840

EXP 0121

Apricot Power

Apricot Seed Meal

191.4 g

7 280284 536904

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AWhat you should doCheck to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased. Bitter apricot kernels naturally contain a compound called amygdalin, which has the potential to release cyanide when the kernels are ingested. Small amounts of cyanide can be detoxified by the human body, but high amounts may be lethal.Symptoms of acute exposure to high levels of cyanide may include headache, dizziness, mental confusion, weakness, difficulty breathing, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, seizures and coma.

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BackgroundThis recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.IllnessesThereAhave been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.More information

Ecoideas Innovations Inc,; Tel: 905-475-5060; Fax: 905-475-6050;


ASOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
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