Newstart Heath Supplies has recalled Aprisnax Australian Raw Apricot Kernels from their online store and health food stores nationally, due to high levels of hydrocyanic acid. Food products containing high levels of hydrocyanic acid may cause illness if consumed. Consumers should not eat this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.
Date notified to FSANZ: 20/08/2014
Food type: Raw apricot kernels from apricot seeds
Product name: Aprisnax Australian Raw Apricot Kernels
Package description and size: Black Food-grade stand-up pouch, shelf stable – 1kg
Date marking: Best Before NOV 2015
Country of origin: Australia
Reason for recall: High levels of hydrocyanic acid