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Updated October 5, 1999

Happiness Brand Peppermint Sugar Sticks Recalled for Undeclared Colors

Dayton, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Miami Cigar & Tobacco Company is recalling Peppermint Sugar Sticks, distributed under the Happiness brand label, packed in 4.00 ounce (113g) net weight retail plastic bags.  The product fails to declare certified colors by their common or usual names FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C Red No. 3, and FD&C Blue No. 1.

Recall #F-646-9.  Class III

All bags distributed on or before July 23, 1999.

Papas Candies, Covington, Kentucky.

Miami Cigar & Tobacco Company, Dayton, Ohio (distributor/responsible firm), by telephone on July 23, 1999, followed by visit. Completed recall resulted from an inspection by the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA).

Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana.


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