Les distributions Mindblow Inc. is recalling Mindblow brand Energy drinks from the marketplace because of non-permitted ingredients, including Munuca Pruriens Extract (98% L-Dopa) that may pose a serious health risk.

L-Dopa, also known as levodopa, is a prescription drug that is combined with other drug ingredients in anti-Parkinson’s medications. It should be used only under the supervision of a healthcare professional. 

Levodopa may interact with drugs prescribed for high blood pressure, and should not be used by women who are pregnant, who plan to become pregnant or who are breastfeeding. It should also not be taken by people with narrow angle glaucoma; untreated heart, liver, kidney, lung or hormonal diseases; a history of melanoma; or those who should not take drugs such as isoproterenol, amphetamines or epinephrine. 

Side effects requiring medical attention include: uncontrollable movements of the face, eyelids, mouth, tongue, neck, arms, hands, or legs; severe or persistent nausea or vomiting; an irregular heartbeat or fluttering in the chest; feeling lightheaded when standing quickly; or unusual changes in mood or behavior.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), this recall was triggered by a complaint.

Recalled products were distributed online, in Quebec and possibly other provinces and territories in Canada.

Recalled products:

MindblowEnergy Drink – Original Edition473 mL8 60006 52613 9All codes
MindblowEnergy Drink – Pink Lemonade473 mL8 60006 52611 5All codes

The general public, industry, retailers and warehouses should check to see if you have recalled products. The recalled products should not be consumed, served, used, sold or distributed. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.

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