Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 06, 2007 00:12 ET

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA): Allergy Alert-Undeclared Milk in Charlemagne Chocolatiers Bio Organic Chocolates

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2007) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk protein not to consume Charlemagne Chocolatiers Bio Organic Chocolates described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following Charlemagne Chocolatiers Chocolates, imported from Belgium are affected by this alert:



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Product Size UPC Code
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Plain Bio Organic 50 g 5 425001 204014 Batch code: 6154
Best Before: 31/12/07
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Cinnamon Bio Organic 50 g 5 425001 204052 Batch code: 6173
Best Before: 31/12/07
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Coffee Bio Organic 50 g 5 425001 204038 Batch code : 6175
Best Before: 31/12/07
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These products are known to have been distributed in Quebec and Ontario but may have been distributed nationally.

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

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk protein.

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, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at 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.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Shashi Kulkarni (English)
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    613-368-1622
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Julie Lacoursiere (French)
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    613-760-4044
    http://www.cfia-acia.agr.ca