I should have named this blog ...Fear Factor! I am not a candy fan ...and you should be on alert. WHY?? remember the tainted milk powder from China well there is good reason to believe that tons of this tainted/poisonous product found its way into candy that is being sold now...here in the USA.
here is some concerning info...
---HARTFORD, Conn. -- The Department of Consumer Protection warned consumers Wednesday not to eat "White Rabbit Creamy Candy," imported from China and distributed by Queensway Foods Company Inc. of Burlingame, Calif.
The candy was found on several Connecticut store shelves the week of Sept. 29 by agency food safety inspectors and removed, agency Commissioner Jerry Farrell Jr. said. Tests by the Connecticut Agriculture Experiment Station Laboratory have determined that the product contains melamine.....source
---The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a voluntary recall notice for the Sherwood Brands Pirate’s Gold Milk Chocolate Coins. The candy, manufactured in China, is the latest product thought to contain the melamine-contaminated milk powder. The product is primarily distributed through Costco stores in Canada as well as some bulk and discount retailers there....more from source
---UTAH,A popular Chinese-made candy suspected of being contaminated with an industrial chemical remained on shelves of some Asian food stores in Salt Lake County on Thursday even though state agents have ordered the product pulled. Complicating their efforts was the fact that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not included Utah on a list of states where the recalled candy,more
---FDA says.."On September 12, 2008, in light of reports from China of infant formula contaminated with melamine, the FDA issued a Health Information Advisory to proactively reassure the American public that there is no known threat of contamination in infant formula manufactured by companies that have met the requirements to sell such products in the United States." YET they then say... The FDA is advising consumers not to consume the following products because of possible melamine contamination:
Koala’s March Crème filled Cookies YILI Brand Sour Milk Drink YILI Brand Pure Milk Drink Blue Cat Flavored Drinks White Rabbit Candies Mr. Brown Mandehling Blend Instant Coffee (3-in-1) Mr. Brown Arabica Instant Coffee (3-in-1) Mr. Brown Blue Mountain Blend Instant Coffee (3-in-1) Mr. Brown Caramel Macchiato Instant Coffee (3-in-1) Mr. Brown French Vanilla Instant Coffee (3-in-1) Mr. Brown Mandheling Blend instant Coffee (2-in-1) Mr. Brown Milk Tea (3-in-1) Infant formula manufactured in China ....more from FDA here
---info is endless
Earlier this month, Chinese officials discovered melamine in powered infant formula made it that country. That contamination is blamed for the recent deaths of four infants in China and the illnesses of 53,000 other children in that country.
Chinese officials learned some dairy plants may have intentionally added melamine to milk products to make them appear to have higher protein levels.
The melamine contamination has since spread from infant formula to dozens of other food products sold around the world, including candy, coffee, and pretzels.
Melamine is a chemical used to make plastic and fertilizers. It is blamed for the illnesses and deaths of thousands of dogs and cats in the United States last year. more here
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