Unusual Product Recalls

Here’s our regular round-up of unusual recall stories we’ve come across:

A very nutty recall  – or maybe not?

It may seem like a ‘nutty’ recall at first glance, but it does highlight the importance of clear labelling of all ingredients. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/04/12/whole-earth-peanut-butter-recalled-supermarkets-not-displaying/

Energy drink that gives you an unexpected boost

A Zambian energy drink has increased in popularity since health authorities banned the beverage which contained sildenafil citrate – the active ingredient in Viagra.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-47654020

Cooler that’s no so cool

Thousands of cool boxes have been recalled after a 5 year old boy became trapped inside. https://www.ibtimes.com/igloo-recalls-4-cooler-models-after-florida-boy-gets-trapped-inside-one-2773674

No need to hope for a miracle, just eat honey!

Miracle Honey has recently issued a recall on its honey packets after discovering that the “all-natural” honey actually contained the same active ingredient found in Viagra. https://www.inquisitr.com/5368046/miracle-honey-recalled-for-being-laced-with-viagra-ingredient/