Coffee Recalled Due to Viagra-Like Substance Not Declared

Coffee that acts like viagra recalled by FDA

Coffee that acts like viagra recalled by FDA

Best-Herbs coffee is recalling all lots of its "new of Kopi Jantan Traditional Natural Herbs Coffee" over safety concerns.

A Texas company is recalling coffee after a Viagra substance was found in the product.

An analysis by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration first revealed the illicit ingredient-the same active ingredient as found in Viagra, an erectile dysfunction drug.

According to The Washington Post, the ingredient most in question, desmethyl carbodenafil, can be risky to men with medical issues.

Men who have high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease or high cholesterol often are taking medications that have nitrates.

The coffee also contains undeclared milk, the recall announcement said.

Bestherbs, which is based in the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie, sold the coffee nationwide from July 2014 through June 2016 on various websites and in some retail stores.

In September past year, the agency released a public notification warning that yet another coffee product, aptly named "Stiff Bull Herbal Coffee", which has the tag line: "The relationship saver", also contained desmethyl carbodenafil.

No illnesses have been reported related to drinking the coffee.

Some customers were buying it to help in the bedroom, but FDA spokeswoman Lyndsay Meyer said it is not clear if the product works like Viagra.

In May, a coffee from Caverlo Natural Herbal Coffee contained undeclared ingredients that were similar to ones found in erectile dysfunction.

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