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Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in certain Vega® Sport brand Natural Plant-Based Protein Bars

Recall / advisory date:
May 25, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Sequel Naturals Ltd.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 25, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Sequel Naturals Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Vega® Sport brand Protein Bar described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

This product has been distributed nationally.

There has been one reported allergic reaction.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk.

The distributor, Sequel Naturals Ltd., Burnaby, BC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace.The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Additional Info
Vega® Sport Natural Plant-based Protein Bar Chocolate Coconut 60 g Lot Code 12296C 8 38766 10830 8 Best By Date

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact:

Sequel Naturals Ltd., at 1-866-839-8863 or email; or,
CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.

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Media enquiries

Media enquiries:

Sequel Naturals Ltd.
1-866-839-8863 x 366

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