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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 Original Snaps Classic Chewy Candy; packed in 5.5 oz bags, 4.5 oz theatre box and 12 oz. tins. UPC 5.5 oz - 4136408300; 4.5 oz Theatre Box UPC 4136408302; Theatre box shipper UPC 4136408295. 12 oz tin UPC 4136408299; American Licorice Company Union City, CA
Recall Number F-2167-2012
Classification Class II
Code Info All candy
Product Distributed Qty ~1,5 million pounds, all products
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.