April 18, 2001FDA First Notice: The South Bend
Chocolate Company Recalls Truffle Candy
Bend, IN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that The South Bend Chocolate Company has
recalled certain Truffle Candy because the product contained undeclared FD&C Yellow
No. 5, FD&C Yellow No. 6, FD&C Blue No. 1 and FD&C Red No. 3.
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
recall issued by FDA.
Product was not coded. All product on the market at the time the recall was initiated was
The South Bend Chocolate Company, South Bend, IN.
Manufacturer, by fax letter on 3/28/2000. Firm-initiated recall *complete.
*Completed recall: FDA states 'completed recall'
indicates the company has removed all affected product from store shelves, it does
not necessarily mean this particular product lot, or codes, have been fully accounted for.
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
Approximately 520 packages (240 lbs.).
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.