Elite brand Bittersweet Chocolate recalled due to undeclared milk

Starting date:
April 8, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Foodfest International 2000 Inc.
Distribution:
Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8778

Advisory details

Ottawa, April 8, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on February 20, 2014 has been updated to include an additional lot code. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Foodfest International 2000 Inc. is recalling Elite Bittersweet Chocolate from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product described below.

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.

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by 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 product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Elite Bittersweet Chocolate 85 g 1282 B3 0 77245 10721 4

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