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Australian
supermarket chain Coles has recalled two chocolate products carrying the label ‘suitable
for vegans’ after discovering that both contain dairy.

Recalled

Recalled
products include the 100 gram portions of Coles Sugar Free Dark Chocolate and Coles
Sugar Free Dark Chocolate with Almond and Cranberry – no matter the date of production.

Coles has apologised
to consumers for ‘any inconvenience’ the error may have caused.

‘Undeclared
allergen’

The ‘undeclared
allergen’ also puts those with dairy allergies and intolerances at risk.

The company
has advised that anyone who may have health complications seek medical help
immediately.

Full refund

Coles has
offered a full refund to anyone who has purchased the incorrectly labelled bars.

In-store customers
can return the bars to a Coles location of their choice.

Online
customers should are advised to call Coles Online at 1-800-455-400.

Emily Court

Emily Court is a writer and content creator published in Plant Based News, Raise Vegan, Living Vegan and The Financial Diet. A self-described "recovering vegan hothead," she is now a pragmatic member of Vancouver's vibrant and growing plant-powered community. Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she holds a BA in Spanish and certificate in Intercultural Communication from Dalhousie University, where her thesis focused on topics of cultural and gender-based discrimination....