Nigerian News | NAFDAC Recalls Liquid Fruit Grape Juice Product By South Africa Foods Company

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has recalled the Liquid Fruit Red Grape Juice 330ml can with product code 27327 following a recall report received by the South Africa Pioneer Foods Company.

The South Africa Pioneer Foods Company reportedly confirmed that Liquid Fruit Red Grape Juice 330ml cans do not contain pieces of glass but Potassium Bitartrate crystals as independently verified.

Potassium Bitartrate is a naturally occurring substance in products made from grapes such as grape juice and wine. Crystallization of Potassium Bitartrate occurs under certain conditions such as low temperature and in this case occurred post-processing and canning. It is also more commonly known as cream of tartar when used as a cooking aid

The report reportedly said that given the presence of these crystals, consumers are advised not to consume the product. Ingestion of high quantities of Potassium Bitartrate (cream of tartar) can potentially result in life-threatening hyperkalemia

Recalled Product Details

The details of the recalled product are as follows:

Brand Name Best Before date Product Code: Outer case

Barcode

 Shrink

pack Barcode

Single Unit

Barcode

Liqui Fruit Red Grape 330ml cans 01/04/2021 27327 6001240225615 6001240225608 6001240225592
(printed on side of the can)

 

NAFDAC implores importers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers to immediately stop the importation, distribution, and sale of the affected liquid fruit Red grape juice 300ml.

Anyone in possession of the affected product should submit the affected product in their possession to the nearest NAFDAC office.

Consumers are advised to report adverse events and quality issues related to using 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: anathaniel@nlipw.com

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