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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Zing brand snack bars recalled due to undeclared milk
- Recall date:
- March 28, 2014
- Reason for recall:
- Allergen - Milk
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Horizon Distributors Ltd., Karma Nutritionals
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
- 8744, 8745
Ottawa, March 28, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on March 20, 2014 has been updated to include additional codes.
Industry is recalling Zing brand snack bars from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|Zing||Chocolate Coconut||50 g||B. B. 14FEB14 and 13JUN14||8 55531 00205 0|
|Zing||Dark Chocolate Hazelnut||50 g||B. B. 31JUL14||8 55531 00216 6|
What you should do
If you have an allergy to milk, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
This recall was triggered by a trade complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 products from the marketplace.
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
CFIA Media Relations
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