Apricot Seeds Recalled for Potential Cyanide Poisoning

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a nationwide recall after seeds showed potential for poisoning.

According to the release excessive consumption of Apricot Power Brand Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds and Apricot Seed Meal may cause cyanide poisoning.

Eco-Ideas Innovations Inc. is recalling several package sizes and is warning consumers not to ingest the product because they have the incorrect dosage information for the natural toxin amygdalin.

  • Apricot Power   Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds              454 g      EXP 0121              7 280284 537130
  • Apricot Power   Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds              226 g      EXP 0121              7 528303 370840
  • Apricot Power   Apricot Seed Meal                      191.4 g      March 2020           7 280284 536904

Excessive consumption of amygdalin may cause cyanide poisoning.

Early symptoms of cyanide poisoning include headache, dizziness, fast heart rate, shortness of breath, and vomiting.