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Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk and Hazelnuts in Certain Spartak Brand (in Russian Language) Aerated Chocolate Bar Spartak With Cognac Flavor

Aug 17 2013 12:00AM

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/17/13 -- Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/16RBsLk.

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.

The following Spartak brand product is affected by this alert:

--------------------------------------------------------------------------Product Size UPC Lot Code--------------------------------------------------------------------------Aerated Chocolate Bar Spartak with Cognac Flavor 75 g 4 810067 063933 L2/15.09.2012--------------------------------------------------------------------------



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.

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus.

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.



Contacts:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600





Source: Marketwire


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