An iconic American candy maker is on notice from the FDA because of repeated violations of federal food safety laws at a production plant where Sweethearts and Mary Jane Peanut Butter candies are made.

Staff from the Food and Drug Administration inspected the Revere, MA, location of New England Confectionery Company Inc. — NECCO –…

Ikea Canada is recalling Ikea brand Marshmallow candy “GODIS PÅSKKYCKLING” because of possible contamination from a mice infestation at the manufacturing plant.

“These products may contain harmful bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below,” according to a notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

The recalled marshmallow candies were sold in…

Federal officials and local police are warning the public about “Bibi Frutix” candy in small plastic containers shaped like baby bottles because it is expected of containing a chemical substance that has sickened at least two people. Food banks distributed at least some of the implicated candy.

The Wamego (KS) Police…

To see photos of all of the products included in this recall, click on the image.
To see photos of all of the products included in this recall, click on the image.

Five weeks after the U.S. Marshals Service raided a powdered milk factory at the request of FDA, seizing more than 4 million pounds of product because of possible Salmonella contamination, down-stream food companies are still…

JFC International Inc. is recalling two varieties of bagged candy flavored after the popular Japanese soda pop Ramune because of an undeclared allergen, specifically wheat.

recalled Ramune candy frontThe Los Angeles-based company distributed the candy to retailers and foodservice operators in five states — California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York, according to a recall notice posted… illness outbreak connected to fruit candies that sickened nearly 2,000 people in the Philippines was likely caused by poor worker hygiene at the production facility, resulting in contamination by Staphylococcus aureus, according to newly released test results. After health authorities ran tests of samples of candy in search of foodborne bacteria such as E.

California consumers were warned on Monday not to eat three varieties of Santos brand candies imported from India after tests found they contained lead levels in excess of state and federal standards. The three candies are:

  • Santos Rewadi Gur (7 and 14 ounce packages)
  • Santos Sugar Rewadi (2 lb. package)
  • Santos Sesame Candy (2 lb.

Krispak of Grand Rapids, MI is recalling 16 cases of GFS® Hostess Candy Mix in 8-48 oz packages due to a packaging error. A small number of cases of the Hostess Candy Mix were inadvertently put into GFS® Chocolate Sprinkles packages. 


The Hostess Candy Mix contains wheat and milk and may contain egg, none of …

Three candies are being recalled after tests conducted by the California Department of Public Health found they exceed California standards for lead.

The recalled candies are:


– Chef’s Pride Rewadi Candy imported from Pakistan and packaged in a 7 oz. semi-round, clear plastic container with a red twist-off lid. The front label is light brown …

Jelly Belly Candy Co. of Fairfield, CA has recalled Peter Rabbit Deluxe Easter Mix “Gluten Free” candies because the malted milk balls may contain wheat.

The recall is for 2.7 oz. bags with UPC 071567992794; Lot codes 111111, 111215, and 120120; best before January 11, 2013, February 15, 2013 and March 20, 2013 respectively.

The …

Walgreen Co. is recalling certain lots of packages with chocolate-covered raisin labels  because they may instead contain bridge mix, which includes peanuts, almonds and soy, allergens not listed as ingredients.


After receiving a consumer complaint of an allergic reaction, Walgreen said it learned that the product manufacturer, GKI Foods of Brighton, MI, had mistakenly packaged …