Public Alert No. 033/2020- Caution Against Consumption Of Swiss Alpine Green Tea
November 24, 2020,
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has been informed that the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has cautioned against regular consumption of Swiss Alpine Green Tea manufactured by Bio Suisse, Switzerland. This warning is 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.
The details of the affected products are as follows;
Product Manufacturer: Biosuisse, Switzerland.
Product Name: Swiss Alpine Herbs Green Tea
NAFDAC implores consumers to exercise caution in the consumption of the various products of Swiss Alpine Herbs in order to avoid undesired health consequences.
Healthcare professionals and consumers are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of this product to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 TOLL FREE from all networks), via firstname.lastname@example.org or via the NAFDAC ADR e-Reporting platform available at www.nafdac.gov.ng