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FDA Health hazard alert: Recall on black licorice

In Food Recalls on August 28, 2012 at 2:25 pm

American Licorice Company recalling the 16 oz. bags of Red Vines Black Licorice Twists. The recall is due to the discovery of elevated levels of lead contained in the licorice. The one pound bags are affected by this recall. American Licorice is notifying consumers and customers to discard this product and to not consume.

The American Licorice Company learned of these high lead levels from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The contents could potentially cause health problems to consumers, particularly infants, small children, and pregnant women.


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