Food safety is a given, when a consumer purchases food they expect it to be safe and fit to eat. The responsibility for ensuring food is safe to eat rests with the farmer (sometimes called the primary producer), the manufacturer or processor (if the food is prepared in a factory), the distributor and wholesaler (the people responsible for transfering the food from the manufacturer to the shop or to the door in the case of direct sales or mail order), the retailer and the consumer themselves.
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Recall of Creative Nature Apricot Kernels Due to High Levels of Hydrocyanic Acid (Cyanide)
High levels of hydrocyanic acid (cyanide) were detected in a batch of Creative Nature Apricot Kernels. Cyanide poisoning can cause nausea, fever, headaches, insomnia, thirst, lethargy, nervousness, joint and muscle aches and pains, and falling blood pressure. The implicated batch is to be recalled from consumers. Point-of-sale recall notices should be displayed in shops that sold this batch. Follow the link for batch details.
Genesis Crafty is recalling its Cheese Scones (4 pack), because of a packaging error where it may include incorrect base label information and could lead the consumer to believe the product is a Toffee & Hazelnut scone. The product contains mustard and soya which is not mentioned in the ingredients. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard and/or soya.