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Warning: possible risk from eating bitter apricot kernels - 13/04/2006
 
The Food Standards Agency is warning consumers of possible risks from excess consumption of bitter apricot kernels.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is warning consumers of possible risks from excess consumption of bitter apricot kernels. Bitter apricot kernels can produce cyanide when ingested, and no more than 1 or 2 a day should be consumed.

For more info see Cyanogenic glycosines in apricot kernels and FSA's alert.  
 
 

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