Elite brand Bittersweet Chocolate recalled due to undeclared milk
- Starting date:
- April 8, 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:
- Foodfest International 2000 Inc.
- Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
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.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of this product.
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.
|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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