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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Alprose and Chocolat Alprose Brand Dark Chocolate Products Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/01/14 -- Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1fIFBF0

Industry is recalling Alprose and Chocolat Alprose brand dark chocolate products from the marketplace because they may 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 may have been sold in Canada and these products may have been sold as part of gift baskets.

Recalled products


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Brand             Product           Size  UPC             Codes
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Alprose           Swiss Chocolate   100 g 6 89423 02730 8 All codes where
                                                          milk is not
                                                          declared on the
                                                          label
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Chocolat Alprose  52% Cacao Premium 100 g 6 89423 02503 8 All codes where
                  Dark Chocolate                          milk is not
                                                          declared on the
                                                          label
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Chocolat Alprose  Napolitains       1 kg  7 12963 00035 4 All codes where
                  Switzerland                             milk is not
                                                          declared on the
                                                          label
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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

- Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in the United States. 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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

More information

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

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