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.

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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 …

U.B.C Food Distributors of Dearborn, MI is recalling Baraka Apricot Candies imported from Lebanon because they contain undeclared sulfites as preservatives.

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According to the recall alert, the state of New York found high sulfite levels in the candies during routine product sampling. The company said they sulfites were not listed on the label due to …

A California company is recalling candies imported from India because they contain unsafe levels of lead.

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Bavan Food Company, based in Sacramento, issued a recall of its Sugar Rewari candy after tests by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) determined the candies contained as much as 1.2 parts per million of lead. California considers …

Baltimore’s Goetze’s Candy is making a nutritional claim it cannot back up, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration charged in a March 4 warning letter to the company.

Those delectable Goetz’s Caramel Cream Double Chocolates in the 9-ounce package should not make the claim on the label that they are “Fortified With Calcium,”  FDA said.…

The Indiana company that recently recalled some of its impudently named Toxic Waste brand candy has discovered more lead in the product.

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As a result, Circle City Marketing and Distributing, doing business as Candy Dynamics, is now recalling all of its Toxic Waste brand sour candies labeled as Nuclear Sludge, and discontinuing the sale of …

It seems that a candy called Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge may be, in fact, potentially hazardous.

In a news release posted late Thursday on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website, an Indianapolis company said it was recalling all flavors of its Toxic Waste® brand Nuclear Sludge® Chew Bars due to elevated levels of lead …

lead-poisoning.jpgThe California Department of Public Health (CDPH) warned consumers this week to discard any Cocon Grape Gummy 100% candy imported from Malaysia after testing revealed high levels of lead in the candy.  

According to a health department press release, the Cocon Grape Gummy Candy has been recalled by U-Can Food Trading in Los Angeles.  U-Can…

On Friday the California Department of Public Health released a statement warning the public not to consume Trans Formers ‘Revenge of the Fallen” Crunchy Candies. This statement follows a random test the agency performed that came back showing lead levels over twice California’s legal limit.

The candies were manufactured in China and distributed by Au’some, …

The California Department of Public Health announced this week that liquorice and corn cob candies are being recalled for lead contamination.  Darrell Lea Chocolate Shops Pty. Ltd. of Australia and Richin Trading, Inc. of Alhambra, Calif., both initiated candy recalls after lead was found in their products.  

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Halloween is just around the corner–pumpkins are sitting on patios, kids are trying to decide on a costume, and parents across the country are dreading the inevitable sugar highs that follow trick-or-treating.

As Halloween approaches, state and federal agencies are reminding parents that there are a number of simple steps they can take to ensure …