Canadian Food Inspection Agency



Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 08, 2013 03:24 ET

Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain NuGO Brand Bars

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 8, 2013) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Lifestyle Evolution Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the NuGO brand products described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the labels.

The following NuGO products, bearing a lot code ending in A or B, are affected:

Brand Product Size UPC Best Before Dates
NuGO Free Trail Mix 45 g 6 91535 45301 2 Up to and including March 27, 2014
NuGO Free Dark Chocolate Crunch 45 g 6 91535 45101 8 Up to and including March 20, 2014
NuGO Dark Mocha 50 g 6 91535 52301 2 Up to and including March 26, 2014
NuGO Dark Chocolate Chip 50 g 6 91535 52101 8 Up to and including March 21, 2014
NuGO Dark Mint Chocolate Chip 50 g 6 91535 52501 6 Up to and including March 26, 2014
NuGO Dark Chocolate Pretzels 50 g 6 92535 52901 4 Up to and including March 21, 2014

These products have been distributed in Ontario and British Columbia, and 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.

The CFIA and Lifestyle Evolution Inc. are working with importers to have the products removed from the marketplace.

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

Lifestyle Evolution Inc. at 1-888-421-2032;

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 common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Media enquiries:
    Media Relations for Lifestyle Evolution Inc.
    202-821-3888

    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600