Undeclared milk and hazelnuts in certain Spartak (in Russian language) brand Aerated Chocolate Bar Spartak with Cognac Flavor

Starting date:
August 16, 2013
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Allergy Alert
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Wonderberry North America
Distribution:
British Columbia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8255

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 16, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Wonderberry North America are warning people with allergies to milk and hazelnuts not to consume the chocolate bar described below. The affected product contains milk and hazelnuts which are not declared on the label.

This product is known to have been distributed in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces as well.

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 or hazelnut.

The importer, Wonderberry North America, Vaughan, ON, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Spartak (in Russian characters only) Aerated Chocolate Bar Spartak with Cognac Flavor 75 g L2/15.09.2012 4 810067 063933

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For more information

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.
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