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Updated Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in certain Vega® brand bars

Recall / advisory date:
June 6, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Sequel Naturals Ltd.
Distribution:
National
Reference number:
8050

Advisory details

Ottawa, June 6, 2013 - The public warning issued on May 25, 2013 has been updated to include additional products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Sequel Naturals Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Vega® brand bars described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

There has been one reported allergic reaction.

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

The distributor, Sequel Naturals Ltd., Burnaby, BC, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Additional Info
Vega® Sport Protein Bar Chocolate Coconut 60 g From 12100-C to 13037C 8 38766 10830 8 Best By date
From 10-MAY-13 to 06-MAR-14
Vega® Sport Protein Bar Chocolate Saviseed 60 g From 12095-C to 13038C 8 38766 10831 5 Best By date
From 01-MAY-13 to 07-MAR-14
Vega® Sport Endurance Bar Acai Berry 50 g From 12184 C to 12327 C 8 38766 10731 8 Best By date
From 01-AUG-13 to 01-DEC-13
Vega® Sport Endurance Bar Mocha 50 g 12185C
12217C
12328C
13064C
22273C
8 38766 10730 1 Best By date
01-AUG-13
01-SEP-13
01-OCT-13
01-DEC-13
01-APR-13
Vega® One Bar All-in-one nutrition Double Chocolate 63 g 13026C 8 38766 17003 9 Best By date
26-FEB-14
Vega® One Bar All-in-one nutrition Chocolate Almond 63 g 13028C
13095C
8 38766 17004 6 Best By date
28-FEB-14
04-MAY-14
Vega® One Bar All-in-one nutrition Chocolate Cherry 63 g 13032C
13071C
8 38766 17005 3 Best By date
01-MAR-14
07-APR-14
Vega® Vibrancy Bar Berry Bliss 50 g From 12182 C to 13153 C 8 38766 14001 8 Best By date
From 01-JUL-13 to
01-JUL-14
Vega® Vibrancy Bar Wholesome Original 50 g From 12180 C to 13053 C 8 38766 14006 3 Best By date
From 01-JUL-13 to 01-MAR-14
Vega® Whole Food Energy Bar Berry Flavour 63 g From 22141 to 22321 8 38766 00582 9 Best By date
From 01-JUN-13 to 01-DEC-13
Vega® Whole Food Energy Bar Chocolate Flavour 63 g From 22322 to 32271 8 38766 00581 2 Best By date
From 01-JUN-13 to 01-DEC-13
Vega® Whole Food Energy Bar Natural Flavor 63 g From 12141 to 22320 8 38766 00583 6 Best By date
From 01-JUN-13 to 01-DEC-13
Vega® Whole Food Vibrancy Bar Chocolate Decadence 50 g 32139 8 38766 00550 8 Best By date
01-JUN-13
Vega® Whole Food Vibrancy Bar Green Synergy 50 g 42139 8 38766 00551 5 Best By date
01-JUN-13
Vega® Whole food Vibrancy Bar Wholesome Original 50 g 22139 8 38766 00552 2 Best By date
01-JUN-13

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact:

Sequel Naturals Ltd., at 1-866-839-8863 or email questions@myvega.com; or,

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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

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Media enquiries

Sequel Naturals Ltd.
1-866-839-8863 Ext. 366

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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