Certain Coco Polo brand Dark Cocoa Bars recalled due to undeclared milk
- Starting date:
- December 20, 2018
- 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:
- Bulk Barn Foods Limited
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, December 20, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on December 5, 2018 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.
Bulk Barn Foods Limited is recalling certain Coco Polo brand Dark Cocoa Bars 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 products 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 products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process
Who is affected
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Coco Polo||Dark Cocoa Bar 70% Toasted Coconut & Chia||80 g||All codes where milk is not declared on the label||7 93809 40575 5|
|Coco Polo||Dark Cocoa Bar 70% Whole Almonds||80 g||All codes where milk is not declared on the label||7 93809 40538 0|
|Coco Polo||Dark Cocoa Bar 70% Ginger||71 g||All codes where milk is not declared on the label||7 93809 40630 1|
|Coco Polo||Dark Cocoa Bar 70% with Tart Cherries||71 g||All codes where milk is not declared on the label||7 93809 40572 4|
|Coco Polo||Dark Cocoa Bar 70% Cocoa Nibs||71 g||All codes where milk is not declared on the label||7 93809 40614 1|
|Coco Polo||Dark Cocoa Bar 70% Quinoa||71 g||All codes where milk is not declared on the label||7 93809 40608 0|
|Coco Polo||Dark Cocoa Bar 70% Cocoa||85 g||All codes where milk is not declared on the label||7 93809 40535 9|
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