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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Ikea brand dark chocolate bars recalled due to improperly declared tree nuts and milk

Recall date:
June 24, 2016
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Company / Firm:
Ikea Canada Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10712

Recall details

Ottawa, June 24, 2016 - Ikea Canada Inc. is recalling Ikea brand dark chocolate bars from the marketplace because they may contain tree nuts and milk which are improperly declared on the label. People with an allergy to tree nuts or milk should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Ikea CHOKLAD MÖRK Dark chocolate 100 g Best before dates up to and including 2017.04.02 1.002.939.27.0003
Ikea CHOKLAD MÖRK Dark chocolate 70% 100 g Best before dates up to and including 2017.04.02 1.203.080.94.0009

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 tree nuts or milk, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. 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.

Illnesses

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

More information

IKEA Canada

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

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