Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

December 22, 2010 01:35 ET

CFIA: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Milk in VSC Chocolats Brandy Beans Brandy Liqueur Chocolates

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 21, 2010) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk proteins not to consume VSC Chocolats Brandy Beans Brandy Liqueur Chocolates described below. The affected product may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, VSC Chocolats Brandy Beans Brandy Liqueur Chocolates, made in Germany, was sold in a 200 g package bearing UPC 0 13413 50301 3 and lot code L7058 J8 and L5177 J8. This product has been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

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

The CFIA is working with the importer to have the affected product removed from the marketplace. 

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.

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