Undeclared milk in certain NuGO brand Products

Starting date:
March 25, 2013
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Allergy Alert
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Multiple - see Additional Details
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
7935

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 25, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Lifestyle Evolution Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the NuGO brand products described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the labels.

These products have been distributed in British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and may have been distributed nationally.

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

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

The CFIA and Lifestyle Evolution Inc. are working with importers and distributors to have the products removed from the marketplace.

Additional Details

Reference #Recalling FirmDistribution
7935 LAS Trading Inc. Ontario
7936 AC Distributors Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Yukon
7937 Summit Specialty Foods
British Columbia
7940 Naturally Yours
Ontario
7941 The Low Carb Grocery
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan
7944 Big Ups Inc. Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
7947 Gingko House Ontario

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC Additional info
NuGO Organic Double Dark Chocolate 50 g NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 48101 5 Best Before Dates
Up to and including May 12, 2014
NuGO Organic Dark Chocolate Pomegranate 50 g NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 48301 9 Best Before Dates
Up to and including May 12, 2014
NuGO Organic Dark Chocolate Almond 50 g NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 48501 3 Best Before Dates
Up to and including May 12, 2014
NuGO Free Carrot Cake 45 g NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 45501 6 Best Before Dates
Up to and including April 26, 2014
NuGO Slim Espresso 45 g NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 20901 5 Best Before Dates
Up to and including March 19, 2014
NuGO Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter 45 g NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 20701 1 Best Before Dates
Up to and including March 19, 2014
NuGO Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup 50 g NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected 6 91535 52701 0 Best Before Dates
Up to and including May 7, 2014

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Media enquiries

Media Relations for Lifestyle Evolution Inc.
412-828-4115


CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Lifestyle Evolution Inc. at 1-888-421-2032;

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.