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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Chocolat Alprose brand 52% Cacao Premium Dark Chocolate recalled due to undeclared milk

Recall date:
March 8, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Altra Foods Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
8691

Recall details

Ottawa, March 8, 2014 - Altra Foods Inc. is recalling Chocolat Alprose brand 52% Cacao Premium Dark Chocolate from the marketplace because it contains milk. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Chocolat Alprose 52% Cacao Premium Dark Chocolate 3.5 oz (100 g) L030 19BP
(appears on the inner foil wrapper)
6 89423 02503 8

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 reactions 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.

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