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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Organic Traditions Brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts and Dark Chocolate Almonds Recalled due to Undeclared Milk

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/13 -- Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/IOvWlX

The Food Recall Warning issued on December 6, 2013 has been updated to include additional codes. This additional information was identified during a food safety investigation.

Advantage Health Matters is recalling Organic Traditions brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts and Dark Chocolate Almonds from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products


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Brand               Product     Size          UPC                      Codes
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Organic Traditions  Dark        227 g         8 54260 00701 5        All lot
                    Chocolate                                    codes where
                    Hazelnuts                                   the possible
                                                                 presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
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Organic Traditions  Dark        100 g         8 54260 01400 6        All lot
                    Chocolate                                    codes where
                    Hazelnuts                                   the possible
                                                                 presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Organic Traditions  Dark        Sold in       None                   All lot
                    Chocolate   Bulk(i)                          codes where
                    Hazelnuts                                   the possible
                                                                 presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Organic Traditions  Dark        227 g         8 54260 00703 9        All lot
                    Chocolate                                    codes where
                    Hazelnuts                                   the possible
                    with Chili                                   presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Organic Traditions  Dark        100 g         8 54260 01450 1        All lot
                    Chocolate                                    codes where
                    Hazelnuts                                   the possible
                    with Chili                                   presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Organic Traditions  Dark        Sold in       None                   All lot
                    Chocolate   Bulk(i)                          codes where
                    Hazelnuts                                   the possible
                    with Chili                                   presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Organic Traditions  Dark        227 g         8 54260 00705 3        All lot
                    Chocolate                                    codes where
                    Almonds                                     the possible
                                                                 presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Organic Traditions  Dark        100 g         8 54260 01500 3        All lot
                    Chocolate                                    codes where
                    Almonds                                     the possible
                                                                 presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Organic Traditions  Dark        Sold in       None                   All lot
                    Chocolate   Bulk(i)                          codes where
                    Almonds                                     the possible
                                                                 presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Organic Traditions  Dark        227 g         8 54260 00707 7        All lot
                    Chocolate                                    codes where
                    Almonds with                                the possible
                    Chili                                        presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Organic Traditions  Dark        100 g         8 54260 01550 8        All lot
                    Chocolate                                    codes where
                    Almonds with                                the possible
                    Chili                                        presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Organic Traditions  Dark        Sold in       None                   All lot
                    Chocolate   Bulk(i)                          codes where
                    Almonds with                                the possible
                    Chili                                        presence of
                                                                milk / dairy
                                                                      is not
                                                                    declared
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
(i) Consumers who are not certain if they have purchased recalled product
should check with the place of purchase to verify if it is subject to the
recall.

What you should do

If you have an allergy to milk, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

- Learn more about common food allergies: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/labelling-food-packaging-and-storage/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290

- Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

More information

- Advantage Health Matters: 1-800-304-1497

- CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contacts:
Media enquiries
613-773-6600

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