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March 1, 2000

Anderson's Chocolate Covered Cherries and Family Choice Assorted Milk Chocolates Recalled

Baden, PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Anderson's Candies is recalling certain Chocolate Covered Cherries and Family Choice Assorted Milk Chocolates, Deluxe Assortment, because the products contain undeclared sulfites and FD&C Red No. 40.

Firm estimated that 72 of the 1 and 2-pound containers remained on market at time of recall initiation.   The recalled candies were distributed in Pennsylvania and affects any package that does not display sulfites and FD&C Red No. 40 on the label.

The FDA has classified the Chocolate Covered Cherries recall as an ongoing Class II recall.   The  Family Choice Assorted Milk Chocolates is classified as an ongoing Class III recall.   Both recalls were initiated by Anderson's Candies, by placing placards at cash registers beginning on November 16, 1999.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #f-066/067-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 1, 2000.

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