Undeclared peanut protein in Nestle Coffee
Crisp Wafer Bar sold in peanut free assorted
snack size packages
February 25, 2006
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
and Nestle Canada Inc. are warning people
with allergies to peanut protein not to
consume certain Nestle Coffee Crisp Wafer
Bars. The affected products may contain
peanut protein, which is not declared on
The affected product, Nestle Coffee Crisp
Wafer Bar, is sold as a snack size bar
stamped with a code beginning with 5180
followed by a series of number and letters.
These bars are known
to have been sold in a 247g "Nestle Fav*rites" package
of assorted peanut free snack size bars
bearing UPC 0 59800 20958 8 and
best before date 2006AL29. These individual
coffee crisp bars may have also been sold
as part of other snack size bar packages.
Consumers are advised to check the individual
Coffee Crisp bars to verify if they have
the affected code 5180XXXX .
The affected product has been distributed
nationally. There has been one reported
reaction associated with this product.
Consumption of this product may cause
a serious or life-threatening reaction
in persons with allergies
to peanut protein.
Nestle Canada Inc., North York, Ontario
is voluntarily recalling the affected product
from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring
the effectiveness of the recall.
For more information, consumers and industry
can call one of the following numbers:
Services at 1-800-387- 4636
1 800 442-2342 / TTY 1 800 465-7735 (8:00
a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to