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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Simply Lite brand Dark Chocolate recalled due to undeclared milk
- Recall date:
- January 3, 2014
- Reason for recall:
- Allergen - Milk
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Leese Enterprises International Inc.
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, January 3, 2014 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Leese Enterprises International Inc. are warning people with allergy to milk not to consume certain Simply Lite brand Dark Chocolate described below. The affected product contains milk protein which is not declared on the label.
The following product has been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, and may have been further distributed in other provinces.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC||Reason for Recall|
|Simply Lite||50% Cacao Low Carb Sugar Free Dark Chocolate||85 g||Best by 01 18 2015A||0 00790 20012 3||Allergen - Milk|
What you should do
If you have allergy to milk, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. The 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.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
Leese Enterprises International Inc.: 416 781 8404
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