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Updated Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in CROWN brand BITTER CHOCOLATE COATED RAISINS

Recall / advisory date:
October 26, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Aliments Altra Foods Inc.
National, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 26, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Crown brand Bitter Chocolate Coated Raisins, described below. The affected product may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Crown brand Bitter Chocolate Coated Raisins, product of Israel, is sold in 160 g packages, bearing UPC 8 43167 07286 8 and a Use By code of 07/07/13.

This product has been distributed in Quebec and Ontario and may have been distributed in other provinces as well.

There have been no reported illnesses 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.

The CFIA is working with the importers to remove the affected product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Crown Bitter Chocolate Coated Raisins 160 g Best Before date 07/07/13 8 43167 07286 8

More information

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

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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