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Yet another proposal involves some fancy imported fruit. It offers for FDA staff on "enforcement criteria for canned ackee, frozen ackee, and other ackee products that contain hypoglycin A." For those not in the know, Ackee is the national fruit of Jamaica; not ripe or inedible portions can be toxic.
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