ALERT: Recall issued for food supplements due to “dangerous levels” of psychoactive element
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a product recall for a number of dietary supplements due to “unsafe levels” of the psychoactive element, THC.
In a notice posted on its website, the FSAI found “unsafe levels of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)” in the CBD dietary supplements listed below:
“The involved lots of new, unauthorized CBD dietary supplements contain dangerous levels of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) based on the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) acute reference dose,” the report reads. notice published by the FSAI.
Distributors are requested to withdraw the product from the market, while retailers are requested to withdraw products from sale.
“Food companies that have sold the implicated lots of new unauthorized CBD dietary supplements to consumers should post a point-of-sale notice in stores and on websites if they are sold online, informing consumers that the affected lots. of these new unauthorized CBD dietary supplements are being recalled and the reason why, ”the advisory continues.
Consumers are advised not to purchase or consume any of the implicated lots of the new unauthorized CBD dietary supplements listed above.
#FoodAlert Various new unauthorized CBD dietary supplements recalled due to dangerous levels of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). To learn more about this alert, see: https://t.co/yRyiShsJmM. pic.twitter.com/0EsSnOkXnA
– FoodSafetyAuthority (@FSAIinfo)
September 15, 2021