Ottawa, June 1, 2019 - Ecoideas 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. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below as they have incorrect dosage information and excessive consumption may cause cyanide poisoning.
- Apricot Power - Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds - 454 g
- Apricot Power - Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds - 226 g
- Apricot Power - Apricot Seed Meal - 191.4 g
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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.
- Mental confusion.
- Difficulty breathing.
- Abdominal pain.
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