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Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Simply Lite Brand Dark Chocolate Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/04/14 -- Product photos available at http://bit.ly/JzR0Oj

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Leese Enterprises International Inc. are warning people with allergy to milk not to consume certain Simply Lite brand Dark Chocolate described below. The affected product contains milk protein which is not declared on the label.

The following product has been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, and may have been further distributed in other provinces.

Recalled products


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Brand                  Product      Size                 UPC           Code
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Simply Lite      50% Cacao Low
               Carb Sugar Free                                Best by 01 18
                Dark Chocolate       85g     0 00790 20012 3          2015A
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What you should do

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


--  Learn more about common food allergies at:

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


--  Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter at:

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

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.

Illnesses

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

More information


--  Leese Enterprises International Inc., 416-781-8404
--  CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

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