Foodfest International 2000 announces expansion of its Canadian recall of Elite Bittersweet Chocolate due to undeclared milk; recall now includes an additional lot code

OTTAWA , April 9, 2014 (press release) – The food recall warning issued on February 20, 2014 has been updated to include an additional lot code. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Foodfest International 2000 Inc. is recalling Elite Bittersweet 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 Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec.

Recalled product

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Brand Product Size UPC Codes
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Elite Bittersweet 85 g 0 77245 10721 4 1282 B3
Chocolate
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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.

-- Learn more about common food allergies

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/labelling-food-packaging-and-storage/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290

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Background

This recall was triggered by 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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

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