NUA Naturals brand Organic Apricot Kernel Recall [UK]


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UK/Basildon: NUA Naturals Organic Apricot Kernel Recall [UK]NUA Naturals recalls certain batch/lots of Organic Apricot Kernel Dietary Supplements due to possible mislabeling, dosage errors and potential cyanide poisoning, all serious health hazards. CTSI: http://ht.ly/10nXln

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=315617

Additional information:
The UK Chartered Trading Standards Institute (“CTSI”) reports the following Apricot Kernels are subject to this recall:

  • NUA Naturals brand Organic Apricot Kernels, package size 175 grams, with the following batch codes and best-before dates:
    • Batch code: 150929; best-before date: 05/2017
    • Batch code: 150629; best-before date: 11/2016
    • Batch code: 151117; best-before date: 05/2017
    • Batch code: 160119; best-before date: 05/2017
    • Batch code: 150129; best-before date: 11/2016
    • Batch code: 150410; best-before date: 11/2016

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Dietary Supplement’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the CTSI, NUA Naturals has recalled its Organic Apricot Kernels, 175 gram size container due to an update in labelling recommendations as directed by the UK Food Safety Agency. The reason is that the packaging on the recalled Apricot Kernels states usage of, “No more than 3 to 5 per day”. This exceeds the maximum level of 1 to 2 per day as recommended by the FSA in order to avoid any potential health risk.

The UK Food Standards Agency states that consumption of bitter apricot kernels should not exceed 1 to 2 kernels per adult per day due to potential for acute and long term toxic effects associated with cyanide poisoning, a natural toxin in bitter apricot kernels.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Organic Apricot Kernels, please do not consume them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store or outlet where you purchased it for a full refund or exchange.

You can also contact NUA Naturals in Westside, Galway, Ireland on 091 518107 or by e-mail at info@nuanaturals.com.

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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 6788-2016
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