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Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Organic Traditions Brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts and Dark Chocolate Almonds Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/07/13 -- http://bit.ly/18KbNdw

Advantage Health Matters is recalling Organic Traditions brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts and Dark Chocolate Almonds from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products


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Brand                      Product     Size               UPC          Codes
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Organic Traditions                                             4.13 and 2.13
                    Dark Chocolate                                / All Best
                         Hazelnuts    227 g   8 54260 00701 5   Before Dates
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Organic Traditions                                             4.13 and 2.13
                    Dark Chocolate                                / All Best
                         Hazelnuts    100 g   8 54260 01400 6   Before Dates
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Organic Traditions                                             4.13 and 2.13
                    Dark Chocolate  Sold in                       / All Best
                         Hazelnuts  Bulk(i)              None   Before Dates
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Organic Traditions                                              CA 16.13 and
                    Dark Chocolate                                4.13 / All
                    Hazelnuts with                               Best Before
                             Chili    227 g   8 54260 00703 9          Dates
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Organic Traditions                                              CA 16.13 and
                    Dark Chocolate                                4.13 / All
                    Hazelnuts with                               Best Before
                             Chili    100 g   8 54260 01450 1          Dates
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Organic Traditions                                              CA 16.13 and
                    Dark Chocolate                                4.13 / All
                    Hazelnuts with  Sold in                      Best Before
                             Chili  Bulk(i)              None          Dates
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Organic Traditions                                                 16.13 and
                                                                  3.13 / All
                    Dark Chocolate                               Best Before
                           Almonds    227 g   8 54260 00705 3          Dates
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Organic Traditions                                                 16.13 and
                                                                  3.13 / All
                    Dark Chocolate                               Best Before
                           Almonds    100 g   8 54260 01500 3          Dates
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Organic Traditions                                                 16.13 and
                                                                  3.13 / All
                    Dark Chocolate  Sold in                      Best Before
                           Almonds  Bulk(i)              None          Dates
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Organic Traditions  Dark Chocolate                                CA 16.13 /
                      Almonds with                                  All Best
                             Chili    227 g   8 54260 00707 7   Before Dates
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Organic Traditions  Dark Chocolate                                CA 16.13 /
                      Almonds with                                  All Best
                             Chili    100 g   8 54260 01550 8   Before Dates
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Organic Traditions  Dark Chocolate                                CA 16.13 /
                      Almonds with  Sold in                         All Best
                             Chili  Bulk(i)              None   Before Dates
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(i) Consumers who are not certain if they have purchased recalled product should check with the place of purchase to verify if it is subject to the recall.

What you should do

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


--  Learn more about common food allergies

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/labelling-food-packaging-and-storage/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290


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http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

More information


--  Advantage Health Matters: 1-800-304-1497

--  CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contacts:
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CFIA
613-773-6600

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