Ross Chocolates brand No Sugar Added Dark Chocolate chocolate bars recalled due to undeclared milk

Starting date:
March 25, 2016
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
579732 B.C. Ltd.
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 25, 2016 - The food recall warning issued on March 24, 2016 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

579732 B.C. Ltd. is recalling Ross Chocolates brand No Sugar Added Dark Chocolate chocolate bars 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 product described below.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

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

Who is affected

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


This recall was triggered by CFIA inspection activities. 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 product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Ross Chocolates No Sugar Added Dark Chocolate 34 g All codes where "may contain traces of milk" is not declared on the label 7 26007 10005 4


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