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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
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8744, 8745

Recall details

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.

Recalled products

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.

Background

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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

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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