The public warning issued on October 5, 2007 has been expanded to include one additional product, the Orange flavour Bio Organic chocolate, as well as to include all Batch codes and Best Before dates of the four affected products.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk protein not to consume Charlemagne Chocolatiers Bio Organic Chocolates described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.
All Batch codes and Best Before dates of the following Charlemagne Chocolatiers Chocolates, imported from Belgium are affected by this alert:
Product Size UPC Code
Plain Bio Organic 50 g 5 425001 204014 All codes
Cinnamon Bio Organic 50 g 5 425001 204052 All codes
Coffee Bio Organic 50 g 5 425001 204038 All codes
Orange Bio Organic 50 g 5 425001 204021 All codes
These products are known to have been distributed in Quebec and Ontario but may have been distributed nationally.
There has been one 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 protein.
The importer 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 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).