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October 5, 2001

Sweet Maid Candy Recalls Crystal Lollypops, Candy Rolls and Starlight Mints

Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Sweet Maid Candy Packaging, Inc. is recalling Sweet Maid brand Crystal Lollypops in plastic bags, net wt. 1.5 oz. and Sweet Maid brand Candy Rolls in plastic bags and Sweet Maid brand Starlight Mints in plastic bags.

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

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
A) F-565-1 Sweet Maid brand Crystal Lollypops in plastic bags, net wt. 1.5 oz. Packed and Distributed By: Sweetmaid Inc., Detroit, MI 48228.
B) F-566-1 Sweet Maid brand Candy Rolls in plastic bags, net wt. 1.75 oz. Packed and Distributed By: Sweetmaid Inc., Detroit, MI 48228.
C) F-567-1 Sweet Maid brand Starlight Mints in plastic bags, net wt. 2.00 oz. Packed and Distributed By: Sweetmaid Inc., Detroit, MI 48228. Only the packages containing multiple color combination mints are affected by this recall (e.g. green and white, purple and white, etc.). The product packaged only with red and white combination mints is not affected. The products were not coded.

REASON:
A) Sweet Maid brand Crystal Lollypops contained undeclared Yellow No. 5, Red No. 3, Red No. 40, and Blue No. 1.
B) Sweet Maid brand Candy Rolls contained undeclared Yellow No. 6, Red No. 40, and Blue No 2.
C) Sweet Maid brand Starlight Mints contained undeclared Yellow No. 5, Blue No.1, Red No. 3, and Blue No.1 Lake.

RECALLING FIRM/REPACKER:
Sweet Maid Candy Packaging, Inc., Detroit, MI

RECALLED BY:
The recalling firm, by visit beginning on June 25, 2001.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Complete

DISTRIBUTION:
MI

QUANTITY:
Approximately 1,600 packages of Crystal Lollypops, 3,500 packages of Candy Rolls, and 700 packages of Starlight Mints
.

 
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