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.
Distribution:
Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8653

Recall details

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.

Recalled products

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.

Background

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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

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

Media enquiries

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