Food Recall: Crave Stevia Dark All Natural Chocolate Bars


Canada Flag

Crave Stevia Dark All Natural Chocolate Bars Recall [Canada]

Click to enlarge

Canada/Ottawa: Big Venture Sales Ltd., a Ladysmith, British Columbia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Crave Stevia branded Dark All Natural Chocolate Bars from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected mislabeling and consequential undeclared Milk, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious health and safety hazard requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

CFIA: https://bit.ly/3QQyzaJ

Direct link: https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/en/alert-recall/crave-stevia-brand-dark-all-natural-chocolate-recalled-due-undeclared-milk

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Chocolate Confectionery products are subject to this recall:

  • Crave Stevia branded Dark All Natural Chocolate Bars, packaged in 85 gram bars with a best-before date of 09/23, a batch/lot designation of 091722 and a UPC of 8 84063 00085 2

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Chocolate Confectionery products can be found on the Web site above.

==> No item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Chocolate Bars were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Ontario, although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the CFIA, Big Venture Sales has recalled certain batch/lots of Crave Stevia branded Dark All Natural Chocolate Bars from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected mislabeling and consequential undeclared Milk. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Chocolate Confectionery products identified above.

==> For information about Milk Allergy or Lactose Intolerance, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Crave Stevia branded Dark All Natural Chocolate Bars and could be allergic to their Milk ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Anaphylaxis.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Big Venture Sales toll-free at 1-866-844-2662 during normal business hours Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday, on the Web at https://www.bvsales.ca/ or by e-mail at info@BVsales.ca.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please e-mail the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) at information@inspection.gc.ca. You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or +1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time.

If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at +1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@inspection.gc.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled All Natural Chocolate Bars, please search for “chocolate” or more generically, “confectionery” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Anaphylaxis hazards, please search for “Anaphylaxis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

===> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Milk, please search for “milk” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Big Venture Sales Ltd., please search for “Big Venture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Crave Stevia brand name, please search for “Crave Stevia” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

French/Français:
You can also read about this recall in French here (“ACIA”):
https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/fr/avis-rappel/rappel-chocolat-entierement-naturel-noir-marque-crave-stevia-en-raison-presence-non

Vous pouvez également lire ce rappel en français ici (“ACIA”):
https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/fr/avis-rappel/rappel-chocolat-entierement-naturel-noir-marque-crave-stevia-en-raison-presence-non

Don’t miss a recall, warning or alert!
==> Get these notifications sent to you automatically! To subscribe to our free Auto-Alert™ service, just use the sign-up box in the upper left-hand corner of this page. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your name or contact details and you can cancel anytime. No problem!

___________________________________________________________

More information about this recall:
CFIA/ACIA reference number: RA-64305
Recalls Direct RIN: 15962-2022
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls or warnings?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe food product you purchased in Canada [external: new window opens]:
==> http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/eng/1364500149016/1364500195684
Search for a recalled food on the Health Canada Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/index-eng.php

We welcome your feedback:
Want to e-mail or share this recall?
==> Simply use the “Share this” options below.
Is this recall relevant to you? Please let us know!
==> Click on the “Like” button below.
E. & O. E.

___________________________________________________________

%d bloggers like this: