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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:33 pm 
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Message starred Thursday, November 29, 2012 1:14:42 AM Le texte français suit le texte anglais.

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report.

Class 1
Reason for Recall: Allergen - milk
Product(s): various Dairy-free Vegan Candy Bars
Recalling Firm: Lennie Ciglen Distribution Inc.
Distribution: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and may have been distributed nationally.

Product details are available at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/cor ... 28be.shtml

Milk Allergy: http://inspection.gc.ca/allergy_milk
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Un rappel a été ajouté au Rapport sur les rappels d’aliments de l'ACIA.

Classe 1
Raison du rappel : Allergène – lait
Produit(s) : diverses friandises végétaliennes sans produits laitiers
Entreprise effectuant le rappel : Lennie Ciglen Distribution Inc.
Distribution : Alberta, en Colombie Britannique, au Manitoba, en Ontario et au Québec, mais ils pourraient aussi avoir été distribués à l'échelle nationale

Vous trouverez les détails sur le produit à l’adresse suivante : http://www.inspection.gc.ca/francais/co ... 28bf.shtml

Allergie au lait: http://inspection.gc.ca/allergie_lait
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:14 pm 
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Especially concerning when labeled dairy-free!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:21 pm 
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I actually had a reaction to these bars. My only allergy is a severe anaphylaxis to milk products, and the only conclusion I can come to is that they're somehow getting a cross-contamination issue. I contacted the company thru Facebook initially, and all my posts got deleted. I reached out through Twitter and got told to "shut my piehole" and I have sent an email that has gone unanswered.

The company member in the past has been rude to reviewers that are not vegan, so this is not a one-time event. Google CandyBlog's reviews of their bars and read the comments "Susan" mde. They even said "Just because she says she had a reaction doesn't make it true"!!! Who has time to make things like this up? :dungetit

They also say they don't promote being Dairy Free, yet it's on the labels of the bars! As someone who is a huge advocate for those with allergies and anaphylaxis, I thought I should get my story out here about this company and my experiences. I had an allergic reaction, and I would like to make others with severe milk allergies aware that this product may not be safe for you.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:46 am 
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Wow, that's terrible! What type of candy bars are these? I've never heard of the brands listed in the recall notice. . . I'll be sure not to give my business to a company with such poor customer service though. Thanks for sharing, and glad you are ok.

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