Canadian Food Inspection Agency



Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 25, 2013 21:03 ET

Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain NuGO Brand Products

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 25, 2013) - 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 Organic Double Dark Chocolate 50 g 6 91535 48101 5 Up to and including May 12, 2014
NuGo Organic Dark Chocolate Pomegranate 50 g 6 91535 48301 9 Up to and including May 12, 2014
NuGo Organic Dark Chocolate Almond 50 g 6 91535 48501 3 Up to and including May 12, 2014
NuGo Free Carrot Cake 45 g 6 91535 45501 6 Up to and including April 26, 2014
NuGo Slim Espresso 45 g 6 91535 20901 5 Up to and including
March 19, 2014
NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter 45 g 6 91535 20701 1 Up to and including
March 19, 2014
NuGO Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup 50 g 6 91535 52701 0 Up to and including May 7, 2014

These products have been distributed in British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, 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 and distributors 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 Relations for Lifestyle Evolution Inc.
    412-828-4115

    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600