Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Oskri Brand Dark Chocolate Bars

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jun 20, 2013) - Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/11qrd0I

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Tasty Treat Foods Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Oskri brand dark chocolate bars described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following Oskri brand products are affected by this alert:

Product Size UPC Expiry dates
Coconut Bar Dark Chocolate 53 g 6 66016 30070 3 7/7/14 to 12/12/14
Fig Dark Chocolate Bar 53 g 6 66016 30030 7 7/7/14 to 12/12/14

These products are known to have been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon and may have been distributed in other provinces or territories as well.

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 importer, Tasty Treat Foods Ltd., Langley, 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 the 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/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

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:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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