July 17, 2002
Recall Update: Caiazza Candy Assorted Chocolates
Recall is Complete
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following
Assorted Chocolates in 5 oz. and 16 oz. boxes. The 5 oz. box contains 12
pieces of chocolates and has a clear lid with a gold bottom. Top clear
lid/label states "CAIAZZA.FINE CHOCOLATES.THE CAIAZZA CANDY COMPANY.CHOICE
ASSORTED. Net Weight 5 oz."
The 16 oz. box is purple/lavendar with a gold ribbon/band states "CAIAZZA
FINE CHOCOLATES.THE CAIAZZA CANDY COMPANY DELUXE ASSORTED CHOCOLATES. NET WT
16 OZ (454.4g)" on top lid of box. Recall # F-626-2.
No code/lot numbers on package. The firm recalled all products on the market
at the time the recall was initiated.
Caiazza Candy Co., Inc., New Castle, PA, by press release on September 28,
2001. Firm initiated recall is complete.
Both the 5 oz. and the 16 oz. sizes contained undeclared
dried egg yolk and FD&C Yellow No. 5. The 5 oz. size also contained
undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 6.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
43 cases of 5 oz. product; 11 cases of 16 oz. product.
PA, NJ, NY, DC, MA, MN and OH.