Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 29, 2011 18:47 ET

CFIA/Expanded-Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Solo Fruit Brand Dark Chocolate Sorbet

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 29, 2011) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The public warning issued on September 28, 2011 has been expanded to include an additional lot code.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Solo Fruit Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Solo Fruit brand Dark Chocolate Sorbet, described below. The affected product may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected Solo Fruit brand Dark Chocolate Sorbet, is sold in 500 ml packages bearing UPC 8 23885 00211 8 and lot codes 1111116, 1111165, 1111040, 1110346 or 1111062.

This product has been distributed in Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. However, it may have been distributed nationally.

There have been two 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.

Solo Fruit Inc., Montreal, Quebec, 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 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.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600