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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Alprose and Chocolat Alprose brand dark chocolate products recalled due to undeclared milk

Recall date:
March 31, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Altra Foods Inc., Candy & Chocolate Creations, Vancouver Judaica Group
Distribution:
Possibly National
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
8747, 8755, 8760

Recall details

Ottawa, March 31, 2014 - Industry is recalling Alprose and Chocolat Alprose brand dark chocolate products from the marketplace because they may contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products may have been sold in Canada and these products may have been sold as part of gift baskets.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Alprose Swiss Chocolate 100 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label 6 89423 02730 8
Chocolat Alprose 52% Cacao Premium Dark Chocolate 100 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label 6 89423 02503 8
Chocolat Alprose Napolitains Switzerland 1 kg All codes where milk is not declared on the label 7 12963 00035 4

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 recall in the United States. 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 allergic 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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