NAC Foods is recalling it's Mi Pepito Arnica Flower and Stem Arnica because ingesting large quantities can be harmful.

Who: NAC Foods Corporation

What: Mi Pepito Arnica Flower and Stem Arnica

Why: The label on the product should state recommended for external use only (instead it says to use to enhance the flavor of your favorite dish).  Ingesting a large amount of Arnica can be harmful

More Details On Arnica Recall

NAC Foods Corporation of Palisades Park, New Jersey is announcing a voluntary recall of the Mi Pepito Arnica Flower and Stem Arnica due to inaccurate usage information on the product label. The current label states ‘Use to enhance the flavor of your favorite dish.’ The label should have stated: ‘Recommended for external use only.’ NAC Foods, a packer of spices and chilies has been informed that the Arnica if taken in large quantities can be harmful. Therefore, as of March 1, 2011, NAC Foods will no longer pack or distribute Arnica.

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug administration (FDA). No other NAC Foods products are affected by this recall.

The product was distributed to retail outlets in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

The recalled products are as follows:

ARNICA FLOWER: UPC 707425900334, item number #508, net weight .25 oz

STEM ARNICA: UPC 707425900655, item number #630, net weight .5 oz

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