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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 26, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description RED VINES Mixed Bites; Red and Black licorice mixed bites. UPC: 4136400288 and 4136451277. Family Mix Half Pallet; UPD 4136421697; Family Mix PDQ; UPC 4136455297; Mixed Original Red/Black Licorice Bag Pallet; UPC 413466283; Family Mix 1/4 pallet; UPC 4136424097; 96/5 ox mixed floor display; UPC 4136454279; Mixed 4 lb Jar Pallet 120 original Red/30 Black licorice; UPC 4136421543; Family Mix Pallet: UPC 3146436097; American Licorice Company Union City, CA
Recall Number F-2154-2012
Classification Class II
Code Info All candy
Product Distributed Qty ~1.5 million pounds- all varieties
Reason For Recall CA Dept. of Public Health collected random samples of Red Vines Black Licorice and found elevated levels of lead in the product.

Event Detail

Event Id 62984
Product Type Food
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm American Licorice Co
City Union City
State CA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-08-21
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Press Release
Distribution Pattern Nationwide distribution.