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Public Alert No. 034/2023 -Alert on Recall of G Fuel brand Energy Drinks due to High Levels of Caffeine

November 2, 2023,

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is notifying the public that the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced the recall of G Fuel brand Energy Drinks by T&E Imports and GPAE Trading Corp due to high levels of caffeine.

Risk

The consumption of high levels of caffeine-containing products can cause headaches, insomnia, irritability, and nervousness. People sensitive to caffeine can experience these effects at very low consumption levels. For expecting mothers, the possible health effects of consuming too much caffeine include the risk of miscarriage and a chance of low birth weight. 

Product Details

The details of the affected product are as follows:

Product Brand: G Fuel

Product Size Codes UPC
Pink Drip Energy Drink 473 ml All codes with 300 mg caffeine per serving and no cautionary statement to limit the number of servings per day 8 10044 88182 0
Ice Shatter Energy Drink 473 ml All codes with 300 mg caffeine per serving and no cautionary statement to limit the number of servings per day 8 10044 88159 2
Hype Sauce Energy Drink 473 ml All codes with 300 mg caffeine per serving and no cautionary statement to limit the number of servings per day 8 10044 88154 7

These products are sold online. They are not registered by NAFDAC. NAFDAC implores consumers and retailers to refrain from using, selling, serving, or distributing the implicated product.

Members of the public are encouraged to report any suspicion of distribution and sale of unwholesome packaged food products to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC on 0800-162-3322 or via email: sf.alert@nafdac.gov.ng

Healthcare professionals and patients are also encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of any substandard NAFDAC-regulated product to the nearest NAFDAC office, or through the use of the E-reporting platforms available on the NAFDAC website www.nafdac.gov.ng or via the Med-safety application available for download on android and IOS stores or via e-mail on pharmacovigilance@nafdac.gov.ng  

NAFDAC……..Customer-focused, Agency-minded!!!

Signed Management

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