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February 20, 2003

Recall Update: The Candy Basket Saltwater taffy Recall is Complete

 (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
Saltwater taffy sold in 25 lb. cases, to be sold at retail in bulk bins. Flavors include:
a) Black Licorice. Recall # F-196-3;
b) Wicky-Wacky Licorice. Recall # F-197-3;
c) Licorice Swirl. Recall # F-198-3;
d) Mocha. Recall # F-199-3;
e) Mixed flavors of taffy in 1/2 lb. bags/25 lb. cases.
Recall # F-200-3;

CODE
Products are not coded.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
The Candy Basket, Inc., Portland, OR., by on site visit and letter on July 29, 2002. FDA initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The products contained undeclared colors - FD&C Yellow No. 6, FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C Red No. 3, FD&C Blue No. 1, and FD&C Blue No. 2 aluminum lake.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Approx. 10/25 lb. cases per week.

DISTRIBUTION
CA, OR, and WA.

 

 
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