Organic Traditions Brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts and Dark Chocolate Almonds Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk

Starting date:
December 6, 2013
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Advantage Health Matters Inc.
Distribution:
Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8501

Advisory details

Ottawa, December 6, 2013 - Advantage Health Matters is recalling Organic Traditions brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts and Dark Chocolate Almonds from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

What you should do

If you have an allergy to milk, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC Additional info
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts 227 g 4.13 and 2.13 / All Best Before Dates 8 54260 00701 5
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts 100 g 4.13 and 2.13 / All Best Before Dates 8 54260 01400 6
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts Sold in Bulk* 4.13 and 2.13 / All Best Before Dates None * Consumers who are not certain if they have purchased recalled product should check with the place of purchase to verify if it is subject to the recall.
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts with Chili 227 g CA 16.13 and 4.13 / All Best Before Dates 8 54260 00703 9
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts with Chili 100 g CA 16.13 and 4.13 / All Best Before Dates 8 54260 01450 1
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts with Chili Sold in Bulk* CA 16.13 and 4.13 / All Best Before Dates None * Consumers who are not certain if they have purchased recalled product should check with the place of purchase to verify if it is subject to the recall.
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds 227 g 16.13 and 3.13 / All Best Before Dates 8 54260 00705 3
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds 100 g 16.13 and 3.13 / All Best Before Dates 8 54260 01500 3
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds Sold in Bulk* 16.13 and 3.13 / All Best Before Dates None * Consumers who are not certain if they have purchased recalled product should check with the place of purchase to verify if it is subject to the recall.
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds with chili 227 g CA 16.13 / All Best Before Dates 8 54260 00707 7
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds with chili 100 g CA 16.13 / All Best Before Dates 8 54260 01550 8
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds with chili Sold in Bulk* CA 16.13 / All Best Before Dates None * Consumers who are not certain if they have purchased recalled product should check with the place of purchase to verify if it is subject to the recall.

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