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October 27, 1999

Holiday Candy Corp. Issues Allergy Alerts for Undeclared Peanuts in Mayfair Trail Mix

Buffalo, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Holiday Candy Corp. today announced the recall of it's 2 oz. packages of Mayfair 2/$1.00 Trail Mix because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled Mayfair 2/$1.00 Trail Mix 2 oz. were distributed in retail stores in New York and New Jersey. The product comes in a 2 ounce clear plastic bag with a paper header on top.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the peanut-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not state the presence of peanuts. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes. Production of the product has been suspended until the company is certain that the problem has been corrected.

Consumers who have purchased 2 ounce packages of Mayfair 2/$1.00 Trail Mix are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-248-2881.

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