Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 20, 2011 23:11 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Nougat d'Or Brand Honey Almond Nougat Products

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2011) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Asti Holdings Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Nougat d'Or brand Honey Almond Nougat products, described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected Nougat d'Or brand products are packaged in 130 g packages bearing the lot code 111591111, 113541011 or 110241111.

Product UPC
Honey Almond Nougat 7 75886 00861 6
Honey Almond Nougat with Cranberries 7 75886 00863 0
Honey Almond Nougat with Orange 7 75886 00862 3

These products have been distributed in British Columbia and Alberta.

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, Asti Holdings Ltd., New Westminster, British Columbia 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 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: 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.

Photos of the products are available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/110920_Nougatdor.pdf.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600