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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Elite brand Bittersweet Chocolate recalled due to undeclared milk
- Recall date:
- February 20, 2014
- Reason for recall:
- Allergen - Milk
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Foodfest International 2000 Inc.
- Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, February 20, 2014 - Foodfest International 2000 Inc. is recalling Elite brand Bittersweet Chocolate from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product described below.
The following product has been distributed in Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|Elite||Bittersweet Chocolate||85 g||1279 B3||0 77245 10721 4|
What you should do
If you have an allergy to milk, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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