Alprose and Chocolat Alprose brand dark chocolate products recalled due to undeclared milk
- Starting date:
- March 31, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
- Allergen - Milk
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Candy & Chocolate Creations, Altra Foods Inc., Vancouver Judaica Group
- Possibly National
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, March 31, 2014 - Industry is recalling Alprose and Chocolat Alprose brand dark chocolate products from the marketplace because they may 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 may have been sold in Canada and these products may have been sold as part of gift baskets.
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.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by a recall in the United States. 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 products from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Alprose||Swiss Chocolate||100 g||All codes where milk is not declared on the label||6 89423 02730 8|
|Chocolat Alprose||52% Cacao Premium Dark Chocolate||100 g||All codes where milk is not declared on the label||6 89423 02503 8|
|Chocolat Alprose||Napolitains Switzerland||1 kg||All codes where milk is not declared on the label||7 12963 00035 4|
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