March 15, 2000Josh Early Candies, Inc. Recalls
Various Chocolate Candies
Allentown, PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Josh Early Candies, Inc. is recalling Various
chocolate candies because the products do not bear ingredient statements and contain the
food allergens peanuts, pecans, walnuts, almonds, dairy products, FD&C Yellow No.5 and
FD&C Yellow No.6 which can elicit reactions in sensitive individuals.
The various chocolate candies were
sold in non-seasonal trays of varying weights as described below:
1. Vanilla Butter Creams 8.5 oz
2. Peanut Butter Cups 8.5 oz
3. Orange Peel 6 oz
4. Cordial Cherries 8.5 oz
5. Mint Melt Aways 7 oz
6. Thin Mints 7 oz
7. Almond Bark 6.5 oz
8. Pecan Bark 6.5 oz
9. Mousse Truffles 7.5 oz
10. Cracker 6 oz
11. Caramel Pretzel Patty 8.5 oz
12. Vanilla Butter Creams 8.5 oz
13. Peanut Butter Cups 8.5 oz
14. Orange Peel 6 oz
15. Cordial Cherries 8.5 oz
16. Mint Melt Aways 7 oz
17. Thin Mints 7 oz
18. Almond Bark 6.5 oz
19. Pecan Bark 6.5 oz,
20. Mousse Truffles 7.5 oz
21. Pecan Patties
Various chocolate candies in non-seasonal cardboard tubs of varying weights
as described below:
22. Almond Butter Crunch 8 oz
23. White Chocolate Chips 8 oz
24. Pure Butter Scotch 12 oz
25. Peanut Crunch 7 oz.
26. Mint Chips 8.5 oz.
27. Black Walnut Hash 10 oz.
28. Milk chocolate Almond 7.5 oz.
29. Peanut Butter Truffles 8.5 oz.
30. Milk Chocolate Pretzel chips 7.5 oz.
31. Molasses Butter Taffy 13 oz.
32. Pecan Crunch 6 oz.
33. Peanut Brittle 9 oz.
34. Dark Chocolate Wafers 10 oz.
35. Milk Chocolate Wafers 10 oz.
Over 575 units were distributed in
Pennsylvania and have no code markings.
This Class II recall
was initiated by Josh Early Candies, Inc. by placing placards in store on or about
December 14, 1999. This is the first public notice issued by the FDA. The FDA
has stated that the company has completed all required recall procedures.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #F-124/158-0
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers March 15, 2000.
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