Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 09, 2011 21:20 ET

Allergy Alert/CFIA: Undeclared Milk in Certain Lamontagne Brand Chocolate Products

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2011) - Audio clips available at

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Chocolat Lamontagne inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the chocolate products described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following Lamontagne brand products are affected by this alert:

Product Product Number UPC Size
Bite-Size Orange Flavour 73% Dark Chocolates 3335 6 63936 03335 3 142 g
Bite-Size Orange Flavour 73% Dark Chocolates 3337 6 63936 03337 7 142 g
Assorted Chocolate Bite-Size 3333 6 63936 03333 9 200 g
Assorted Dark Chocolate Bite-Size 3338 6 63936 03338 4 200 g

These products have been distributed nationally between October 4th and November 4th, 2011, and were sold through catalogues for fund-raising activities at daycares, schools, clubs, and associations.

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.

The manufacturer, Chocolat Lamontagne inc., is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Chocolat Lamontagne inc. at 1-800-567-3435 or by e-mail at;

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:

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at:

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: Food and consumer product recalls are also available at

Contact Information

  • Chocolat Lamontagne inc.
    Sherbrooke, QC

    CFIA Media Relations