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Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk and hazelnuts in certain Spartak (in Russian language) brand Aerated Chocolate Bar Spartak with Cognac Flavor

Recall / advisory date:
August 16, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Wonderberry North America
Distribution:
British Columbia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8255

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 16, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Wonderberry North America are warning people with allergies to milk and hazelnuts not to consume the chocolate bar described below. The affected product contains milk and hazelnuts which are not declared on the label.

This product is known to have been distributed in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec 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 or hazelnut.

The importer, Wonderberry North America, Vaughan, ON, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Spartak (in Russian characters only) Aerated Chocolate Bar Spartak with Cognac Flavor 75 g L2/15.09.2012 4 810067 063933

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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