Food recall warning

Chocolat Alprose brand 52% Cacao Premium Dark Chocolate recalled due to undeclared milk

Starting date:
March 8, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Altra Foods Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
8691

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 8, 2014 - Altra Foods Inc. is recalling Chocolat Alprose brand 52% Cacao Premium Dark Chocolate from the marketplace because it contains milk. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product described below.

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.

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Chocolat Alprose 52% Cacao Premium Dark Chocolate 3.5 oz (100 g) L030 19BP
(appears on the inner foil wrapper)
6 89423 02503 8

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