Industry announces Canadian recall of Zing brand confectionery snack bars due to undeclared milk

OTTAWA , March 21, 2014 (press release) – Industry is recalling Zing brand snack 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.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled product

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Brand Product Size UPC Codes
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Zing Cashew
Cranberry
Orange 50 g 8 55531 00203 6 B. B. 19SEP14
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Zing Chocolate B. B. 29OCT14 and
Coconut 50 g 8 55531 00205 0 23SEP14
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Zing Dark Chocolate B. B. 29OCT14 and
Hazelnut 50 g 8 55531 00216 6 23AUG14
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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.

Background

This recall was triggered by a trade complaint. 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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.


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