By NewsDesk  @bactiman63

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reported Friday Sungiven Foods Canada Inc. is recalling One Tang brand Bitter Apricot Kernel from the marketplace due to natural toxin amygdalin.

The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia.

Excessive amygdalin may cause acute cyanide poisoning.

Apricot kernels naturally contain amygdalin, which can release cyanide after being eaten. The human body can eliminate small amounts of cyanide, but larger amounts can result in cyanide poisoning, which could lead to death.

Symptoms of cyanide poisoning include weakness and confusion, anxiety, restlessness, headache, nausea, difficulty breathing and shortness of breath, loss of consciousness, seizures and cardiac arrest.

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
One Tang Bitter Apricot Kernel 180 g 6 28546 00724 8 2023.JN.20

CFIA officials advise:

  • If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor
  • Check to see if you have the recalled product in your home
  • Do not consume the recalled product
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

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