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Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in certain Lamontagne brand chocolate products

Recall / advisory date:
November 9, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Chocolate Lamontange Inc.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, November 9, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Chocolat Lamontagne inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the chocolate products described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following Lamontagne brand products are affected by this alert:

Product Product Number UPC Size
Bite-Size Orange Flavour 73% Dark Chocolates 3335 6 63936 03335 3 142 g
Bite-Size Orange Flavour 73% Dark Chocolates 3337 6 63936 03337 7 142 g
Assorted Chocolate Bite-Size 3333 6 63936 03333 9 200 g
Assorted Dark Chocolate Bite-Size 3338 6 63936 03338 4 200 g

These products have been distributed nationally between October 4th and November 4th, 2011, and were sold through catalogues for fund-raising activities at daycares, schools, clubs, and associations.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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

The manufacturer, Chocolat Lamontagne inc., is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Chocolat Lamontagne inc. at 1-800-567-3435 or by e-mail at;

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.

Media enquiries

Chocolat Lamontagne inc.
Sherbrooke, QC

CFIA Media Relations

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