Edelweiss Brand Fine Dark Chocolate Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk

Starting date:
December 6, 2013
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:
Eurotrade Import-Export
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8498

Advisory details

Ottawa, December 6, 2013 - Eurotrade Import-Export is recalling Edelweiss brand Fine Dark Chocolate from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Ontario.

What you should do

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 Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test result. 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 the recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Edelweiss Fine Dark Chocolate 80 g L182510 0 59807 40058 2

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