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April 18, 2001

FDA First Notice: The South Bend Chocolate Company Recalls Truffle Candy

South 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.

Truffle Candy.

Recall #F-351-1.

Product was not coded. All product on the market at the time the recall was initiated was affected.

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.

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