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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Elite brand Bittersweet Chocolate recalled due to undeclared milk

Recall date:
April 8, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Foodfest International 2000 Inc.
Distribution:
Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8778

Recall details

Ottawa, April 8, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on February 20, 2014 has been updated to include an additional lot code. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Foodfest International 2000 Inc. is recalling Elite Bittersweet Chocolate from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Elite Bittersweet Chocolate 85 g 1282 B3 0 77245 10721 4

What you should do

If you have an allergy to milk, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

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.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

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

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