Nigerian News | NAFDAC Cautioned Nigerians Against Consumption of Swiss Alpine Green Tea

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has cautioned Nigerians against regular consumption of Swiss Alpine Green Tea manufactured by Bio Suisse, Switzerland after been informed by the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA). This warning is coming due to high phenolphthalein and hydro-alcoholic content in the product that can cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and other adverse reactions.

Swiss Alpine Herbs Products are a range of diverse organic herbal products ranging from Herbal fragrant tea, Ice tea, Syrups, Stock, Herbal Salt Mix, Herbal Salt Grinder, Herbal Mixtures, and Blends.

Product Details

The details of the affected products are as follows;

Product Manufacturer: Biosuisse, Switzerland.

Product Name: Swiss Alpine Herbs Green Tea

NAFDAC reportedly implored consumers to exercise caution in the consumption of the various products of Swiss Alpine Herbs in order to avoid undesired health consequences.

NAFDAC encouraged healthcare professionals and consumers to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of this product to the nearest NAFDAC office.

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Nathaniel is a News Reporting Intern at Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW). He has a passion for writing, capacity building and social media marketing. He is a graduate of Federal University of Technology, Minna, where he graduated with BTECHAGRIC. He is a member of Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) and the National Union of Campus Journalist (NUCJ). Nathaniel has served as Editor-in-Chief for a number of magazines and as a contributor to various online repositories. Email:

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