Food recall warning

Ikea brand dark chocolate bars recalled due to improperly declared tree nuts and milk

Starting date:
June 24, 2016
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Ikea Canada Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
10712

Advisory 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.

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.

Who is affected

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

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.

Affected products

Affected 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

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