Mac's Favorites brand dark chocolate covered almonds recalled due to undeclared milk

Starting date:
October 30, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Mac's Convenience Stores Inc.
Distribution:
Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
11852

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 30, 2017 - Mac's Convenience Stores Inc. is recalling Mac's Favorites brand dark chocolate covered almonds from the marketplace because they 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 products 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.

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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 product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Mac's Favorites Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds 113 g All codes where milk is not declared within the list of ingredients 0 23637 42849 8

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Mac's Convenience Stores Inc.: Western Canada (800) 268-5574 or customer.service@macs.ca; Ontario (800) 424-2403

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