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June 21, 2001

FDA First Notice: Watsonís Candies Inc. Recalls Some Candies

Tonawanda, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Watsonís Candies Inc. has recalled certain candies, as listed below,  because the products contained undeclared FD&C Red No.3.

This is the first public notice of this Class III recall issued by FDA.

a) Nonpareil Pattie, 2 oz. pattie in cellophane. Recall # F-406-1.

b) Season Non-Pareil, 8 oz. cellophane bag. Recall # F-407-1.

c) Yuletide Pretzel, 8 oz. bag. Recall # F-408-1.

d) Chocolate-covered Oreos, sold in bulk. Recall # F-409-1.

All lots.

Watsonís Candies Inc., Tonawanda, NY.

Manufacturer, by letters dated 1/23/01.

Western NY.


Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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