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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

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Allergy Alert - UNDECLARED MILK IN INDIGOSWEETS BRAND DARK CHOCOLATE SPONGE TOFFEE

Recall / advisory date:
June 23, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
6504

Advisory details

Ottawa, June 23, 2011 - OTTAWA, June 23, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Indigo Books & Music Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Indigosweets brand Dark Chocolate Sponge Toffee. The affected product may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

Indigosweets brand Dark Chocolate Sponge Toffee is sold in a 140 g. package, bearing UPC 8 82709 02537 5. All Best Before date codes are affected.

This product has been distributed nationally.

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk.

Indigo Books & Music Inc., Toronto, ON, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers: Indigo Books & Music Inc., Janet Eger, VP Public Relations (416) 342-8561.

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on milk, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

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Media enquiries:

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

Indigo Books & Music Inc.,
Janet Eger, VP Public Relations
416-342-8561


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