Frozen smoothies recalled over cyanide poisoning concerns, reports of illnesses

2022-01-22 7:30:00 PM

Frozen smoothies recalled over cyanide poisoning concerns, reports of illnesses

Evive Nutrition Inc. is recalling three batches of its Immunity Super Functional Smoothie due to the presence of raw elderberries, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)announced on Friday.These products come in 150-gram packages and have been sold online. The lots in question have the following codes.

H202131213 2023 MA 06H202132113 2023 MA 18H202134213 2023 JN 08The CFIA says the recall was triggered after consumer complaints and reports of illnesses associated with the product.Elderberries, if uncooked, naturally contain cyanogenic glycosides. While the human body can deal with small amounts of cyanide, larger amounts can result in cyanide poisoning, potentially leading to death.

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