Bitter Apricot Seed Products Recalled Due to Concerns Over Cyanide Poisoning

A recall warning has been issued for bitter raw apricot seeds and apricot seed meal from the brand Apricot Power due to concerns over cyanide poisoning. Ecoideas Innovations Inc., a Canadian natural health product retailer, issued the recall on June 1 because their Apricot Power brand of Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds and Apricot Seed Meal contain a natural toxin called amygdalin. The toxin, which is found in bitter apricot kernels, may cause cyanide poisoning if consumed in large enough quantities. The recall warning, issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), says…

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FIR Against Amazon Over Products With Hindu God Images

New Delhi : The Noida Police on Friday registered a case against e-commerce giant Amazon for allegedly hurting “Hindu sentiments” after rugs and toilet seat covers with pictures of Hindu gods were available for sale on its US website. An online campaign to “boycott Amazon” was initiated by several social media users Thursday over the issue, with an Amazon spokesperson saying all sellers must follow the company’s selling guidelines and those who do not comply will be subject to action, including potential removal of their account. “The products in question…

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Pakistan exports over 100,000 kg human hair to China

Pakistan has exported to China over 100,000 kg of human hair valued at USD 132,000 over the last five years. The Ministry of Commerce and Textile told the National Assembly that 105,461 kg of human hair was exported to China in the last five years, the Dawn reported. Demand for human hair has increased in China due to growth in the makeup industry. The other reason for the increase in the export of human hair is that there is little trend for wearing wigs for fashion, AM Chauhan, a prominent…

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