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Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in NuGO Free Brand Trail Mix Bar

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/13 --

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the NuGO Free brand Trail Mix bar described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, NuGO Free brand Trail Mix bar, is sold in 45 g packages, bearing UPC 6 91535 45301 2 and lot code "BEST BY / MEILLEUR AVANT 20 NO 13 B12233A".

This product has been distributed in Ontario and Quebec, and may have been distributed nationally.

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

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

The CFIA is working with importers to have the affected product removed from the marketplace.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1 800 442-2342 / TTY 1 800 465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contacts:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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