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Apricot kernels pose risk of cyanide poisoning

Posted 05 May 2016

FaithfulToNature-ApricotKernalsFaithful to Nature are selling apricot kernels with the claims that “These tasty dried fruit treats are known for their high vitamin and mineral content (including B17), offering you a wealth of wellness benefits and even cancer-fighting properties. You can use By Nature Apricot Kernels to make jams, pestos, biscuits and marzipan – or simply pop a few in the blender with your morning smoothie, to give your body a healthful, disease-fighting boost. They also go well with warming curries and soups”.

 

[note note_color=”#f4ffb0″]Update 06 May 2016: It appears that this product has been removed from the Faithful to Nature website[/note]

EarthProductsEarth Products also sell this product, making spurious claims, such as “The Hunza people are considered living proof of the health benefits of apricot kernelsBased in the remote Himalayan region near West Pakistan, they are traditional apricot farmers and are believed to Read the rest