Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 07, 2013 05:34 ET

Updated Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Vega® Brand Bars

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 7, 2013) - The public warning issued on May 25, 2013 has been updated to include additional products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Sequel Naturals Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Vega® brand bars described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following products are affected by this alert:

Brand Product Size UPC Lot code Best By date
Vega® Sport Protein Bar Chocolate Coconut 60 g 8 38766 10830 8 From 12100-C
to
13037C
From
10-MAY-13 to
06-MAR-14
Vega® Sport Protein Bar Chocolate Saviseed 60 g 8 38766 10831 5 From 12095-C
to
13038C
From
01-MAY-13 to
07-MAR-14
Vega® Sport Endurance Bar
Acai Berry
50 g 8 38766 10731 8 From 12184 C to
12327 C
From
01-AUG-13 to 01-DEC-13
Vega® Sport Endurance Bar Mocha 50 g 8 38766 10730 1 12185C
12217C
12328C
13064C
22273C
01-AUG-13
01-SEP-13
01-OCT-13
01-DEC-13
01-APR-13
Vega® One Bar All-in-one nutrition Double Chocolate 63 g 8 38766 17003 9 13026C 26-FEB-14
Vega® One Bar All-in-one nutrition Chocolate Almond 63 g 8 38766 17004 6 13028C
13095C
28-FEB-14
04-MAY-14
Vega® One Bar All-in-one nutrition Chocolate Cherry 63 g 8 38766 17005 3 13032C
13071C
01-MAR-14
07-APR-14
Vega® Vibrancy Bar Berry Bliss 50 g 8 38766 14001 8 From
12182 C to
13153 C
From
01-JUL-13 to
01-JUL-14
Vega® Vibrancy Bar Wholesome Original 50 g 8 38766 14006 3 From
12180 C to
13053 C
From
01-JUL-13 to
01-MAR-14
Vega® Whole Food Energy Bar Berry Flavour 63 g 8 38766 00582 9 From
22141
to
22321
From
01-JUN-13 to
01-DEC-13
Vega® Whole Food Energy Bar Chocolate Flavour 63 g 8 38766 00581 2 From
22322
to
32271
From
01-JUN-13
to
01-DEC-13
Vega® Whole Food Energy Bar Natural Flavor 63 g 8 38766 00583 6 From
12141
to
22320
From
01-JUN-13 to
01-DEC-13
Vega® Whole Food Vibrancy Bar Chocolate Decadence 50 g 8 38766 00550 8 32139 01-JUN-13
Vega® Whole Food Vibrancy Bar Green Synergy 50 g 8 38766 00551 5 42139 01-JUN-13
Vega® Whole food Vibrancy Bar Wholesome Original 50 g 8 38766 00552 2 22139 01-JUN-13

These products have been distributed nationally.

There has been one reported allergic reaction.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk.

The distributor, Sequel Naturals Ltd., Burnaby, BC, 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 contact:

Sequel Naturals Ltd., at 1-866-839-8863 or email questions@myvega.com; or,

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus.

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food_allergies.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls.

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 enquiries:
    Sequel Naturals Ltd.
    1-866-839-8863 Ext. 366

    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600