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Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in certain NuGO brand Bars

Recall / advisory date:
March 7, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Multiple - see Additional Details
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
7852, 7879, 7898, 7900, 7902, 7903, 7904, 7905, 7906, 7907, 7908, 7934, 7939, 7951

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 7, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Lifestyle Evolution Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the NuGO brand products described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the labels.

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 CFIA and Lifestyle Evolution Inc. are working with importers to have the products removed from the marketplace.

Additional Details

Reference #Recalling FirmDistribution
7934 Big Ups Inc. Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
7900 AC Distributors Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan
7902 UNFI Canada Grocery West Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon
7907 Avondale Food Stores Limited Ontario
7852 The Low Carb Grocery Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan
7906 Summit Specialty Foods British Columbia
7908 LAS Trading Inc. Ontario
7904 PSC Natural Foods British Columbia
7898 London Drugs Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
7903 UNFI Canada Inc. - Grocery Central Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
7879 Nutrition Excellence Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario
7905 Karrys Brothers Ltd. Ontario
7951 Angel's Nutri-Clinic New Brunswick
7939 University of Windsor Ontario

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Additional Info
NuGO Free Trail Mix 45 g The following NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 45301 2 Best Before Dates
Up to and including March 27, 2014
NuGO Free Dark Chocolate Crunch 45 g The following NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 45101 8 Best Before Dates
Up to and including March 20, 2014
NuGO Dark Mocha 50 g The following NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 52301 2 Best Before Dates
Up to and including March 26, 2014
NuGO Dark Chocolate Chip 50 g The following NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 52101 8 Best Before Dates
Up to and including March 21, 2014
NuGO Dark Mint Chocolate Chip 50 g The following NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 52501 6 Best Before Dates
Up to and including March 26, 2014
NuGO Dark Chocolate Pretzels 50 g The following NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 92535 52901 4 Best Before Dates
Up to and including March 21, 2014

More information

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

Lifestyle Evolution Inc. at 1-888-421-2032;

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 common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.

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Media enquiries

Media Relations for Lifestyle Evolution Inc.
202-821-3888

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600
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