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(Canada) Milk Allergy Alert: Vega Sport Natural Plant-Based Protein

Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in certain Vega® Sport brand Natural Plant-Based Protein Bars
Recall / advisory date:May 25, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:Class 2
Company / Firm:Sequel Naturals Ltd.
Distribution:National
Extent of the distribution:Consumer
Reference number:8037

Ottawa, May 25, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Sequel Naturals Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Vega® Sport brand Protein Bar described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

This product has been distributed nationally.

There has been one reported allergic reaction.

Consumption of this product 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 product from the marketplace.The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.


Brand Name: Vega Sport
Common Name: Natrual Plant-based Protein Bar Chocolate Coconut
Size: 60 g
Code(s) on Product: Lot Code 12296C
UPC: 8 38766 10830 8
Additional Info: Best By Date 19-NOV-13

 

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