Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 12, 2010 20:02 ET

Allergy Alert/CFIA: Undeclared Peanuts in M-Bar Brand Organic Chocolate-Coconut Bars

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 12, 2010) - Audio clips available at

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Goddess Gourmet are warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume M-Bar brand Organic Chocolate-Coconut Bars described below. The affected product contains peanuts which are not declared on the label.

The affected product, M-Bar brand Organic Chocolate-Coconut Bars, is sold as a 70 g bar bearing UPC 0 99999 11001 2 and Best Before dates NOV – 25 and DEC – 7. This product has been distributed in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario.

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanuts.

The manufacturer, Goddess Gourmet, Toronto, ON, 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 contact one of the following:

Goddess Gourmet 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 Peanuts, 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

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