February 20, 2003
Recall Update: The Candy Basket
Saltwater taffy Recall is Complete
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Saltwater taffy sold in 25 lb. cases, to be sold at retail in bulk bins.
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;
Products are not coded.
The Candy Basket, Inc., Portland, OR., by on site visit and letter on July
29, 2002. FDA initiated recall is complete.
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.
CA, OR, and WA.