Australian supermarket chain Coles has recalled two chocolate products carrying the label 'suitable for vegans' after discovering that both contain dairy.
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.
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.
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 is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.
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