December 5, 2000Sweet Shells Candy Recalled
MA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Harbor Sweets, Inc. is recalling certain Sweet
Shells Candy. The product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 6.
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
recall issued by FDA.
Sweet Shells Candy (dark chocolate with orange crunch) and boxes of assorted
chocolates consisting in part of Sweet Shells Candy:
a) Sweet Shells Candy in the following
The Grand Gift Box, 60 pieces, 1 1/4 lbs. (#4700B)
Big Box, 30 pieces, 10 oz. (#4700A)
Gift Box, 18 pieces, 6 oz. (#4700R)
Hostess Box, 8 pieces, 2 1/2 oz.(#4700F)
Home Pack, 92 pieces, 1 7/8 lbs. (#4700D)
b) Assorted Chocolates in the following
The 100 Piece Gold Box Assortment, 2 lbs. (#4847)
The 72 Piece Assortment, 72 chocolates, 1 1/2 lbs.(#4850)
The 48 Piece Assortment, 48 chocolates, 1 lb. (#4841)
The Big Gift Assortment, 36 chocolates, 3/4 lb.(#4840)
The Gift Assortment, 24 chocolates, 8 1/4 oz. (#4860)
Hostess Assortment, 12 chocolates, 4 oz. (#4870)
All products on the market at time of recall initiation.
Harbor Sweets, Inc., Salem, Massachusetts.
Manufacturer, by letter on November 8, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
2,050 boxes were distributed.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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