NESTLE Canada has announced it will no longer manufacture some of its chocolate products in a nut free environment, as of January 1, 2002.

Nestle said that the change is due to increased demand from consumers for peanut and nut chocolate products, forcing it to expand production of these lines, raising the risk of cross-contamination.

The makers of Smarties, Aero and KitKat will be advising the Canadian public over the next eight months of the change in production by including an allergy alert on the packaging on chocolate ...

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