The public warning issued on April 16, 2011 has been expanded to include additional products.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume the Raw Organic Food Bars described below. The affected products may contain peanuts, which are not declared on the label.
The following Raw Organic Food Bars are affected by this alert:
Product Format UPC Lot code Expiration Date
Chocolately 50 g 8 73521 00521 8 1062810 28-JUN-11
Chocolate Chip 3062810 28-JUN-11
Chocolate Coconut 50 g 8 73521 00531 7 5071210 12-JUL-11
Cinnamon Raisin 50 g 8 73521 00511 9 2062410 24-JUN-11
Fiber Chocolate 50 g 8 73521 00541 6 5062810 28-JUN-11
Delite 6072110 21-JUL-11
These products are known to have been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Quebec and Ontario, and may be distributed nationally.
There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of these products.
Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanuts.
The importers are voluntarily recalling the affected products from the market. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recalls.
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) (8: Monday to Friday).
For information on peanuts, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.