Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 17, 2009 18:12 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Blueberry Flavour Cream Chocolates Made by La Chocolaterie des Peres Trappistes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 17, 2009) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and La Chocolaterie des Peres Trappistes Mistassini Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk protein not to consume the Blueberry Flavour Cream chocolates described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The La Chocolaterie des Peres Trappistes brand Blueberry Flavour Cream chocolates are sold in a 250 gram cellophane bag bearing UPC 0 67456 50806 1. Only those packages of this product which do not declare milk on the label are affected by this alert.

This product has been distributed in Quebec.

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 protein.

La Chocolaterie des Peres Trappistes Mistassini Inc., Dolbeau-Mistassini, Quebec 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 call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

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

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

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