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What FDA Learned About Dark Chocolate and Milk Allergies

Posted on June 02, 2015 by The VRG Blog Editor

To inform consumers that dark chocolate products may contain milk even if not intentionally added, many chocolate manufacturers print “advisory” messages on the label. There’s quite a variety of advisory messages, such as:

“may contain milk”
“may contain dairy”
“may contain traces of milk”
“made on equipment shared with milk”
“processed in a plant that processes dairy”
“manufactured in a facility that uses milk”

FDA tested nearly 100 dark chocolate bars, including some vegan selections, for the presence of milk.

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