Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 08, 2007 20:35 ET

Updated Allergy Alert/CFIA-Undeclared Milk Protein in Evasion No Sugar Added Dark Belgian Chocolate Bar

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 8, 2007) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The previous public warning issued on May 24, 2007, has been updated to provide additional information on the distribution of the affected product (please see text in bold).

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Les Chocolats Lulu Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk protein not to consume Evasion No sugar added Dark Belgian Chocolate Bar. The affected product may contain milk protein which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Evasion No sugar added Dark Belgian Chocolate, 56% Cocoa, is sold as a 35 g bar bearing UPC 7 73741 98342 9. All packages of this product are affected by this alert.

This product has been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick.

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 protein.

The manufacturer, Les Chocolats Lulu Inc., Saguenay, 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 protein, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Davendra Sharma (English)
    613-755-2890
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Julie Lacoursiere (French)
    613-760-4044