Ecoideas Innovations Inc. is recalling Apricot Power brand Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds and Apricot Seed Meal as excessive consumption might cause Cyanide Poisoning.
The product recalled contains natural toxin amygdalin found in bitter apricot kernels, which may cause acute cyanide poisoning due to incorrect dosage information on the package. Excessive consumption may cause cyanide poisoning.
Amygdalin, which has the potential to release cyanide when the kernels are ingested. High amounts of the product is lethal while small amounts of cyanide can be detoxified by the human body.
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.
Apricot Power – Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds, 454 g with EXP 0121, UPC: 7 280284 537130
Apricot Power – Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds, 226 g with EXP 0121, UPC: 7 528303 370840
Apricot Power – Apricot Seed Meal, 191.4 g with Expiry March 2020, UPC: 7 280284 536904
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