Zing brand snack bars recalled due to undeclared milk
- Starting date:
- March 20, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
- Allergen - Milk
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Horizon Distributors Ltd., Purity Life Health Products, Karma Nutritionals
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, March 20, 2014 - Industry is recalling Zing brand snack bars 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 product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by a trade complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 product from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Zing||Cashew Cranberry Orange||50 g||B. B. 19SEP14||8 55531 00203 6|
|Zing||Chocolate Coconut||50 g||B. B. 29OCT14 and 23SEP14||8 55531 00205 0|
|Zing||Dark Chocolate Hazelnut||50 g||B. B. 29OCT14 and 23AUG14||8 55531 00216 6|
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