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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Trader Joe's brand Chocolate Orange Sticks and Chocolate Raspberry Sticks recalled due to undeclared milk

Recall date:
March 29, 2016
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Transilvania Trading
British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, March 29, 2016 - Transilvania Trading is recalling Trader Joe's brand Chocolate Orange Sticks and Chocolate Raspberry Sticks 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 have been sold at Pirate Joe's, located at 2348 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Trader Joe's Chocolate Orange Sticks 510 g All codes 0084 7162
Trader Joe's Chocolate Raspberry Sticks 510 g All codes 0084 7124

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

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 recall in another country. 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 product from the marketplace.


There have been reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

  • Pirate Joe's: 604-620-9242
  • CFIA:

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

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