TAINTED CANDY RECALLED IN CANADA
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency[CFIA] is warning Canadians not to eat, distribute or sell Sherwood Brand Pirates Gold Milk Chocolate Coins. Recent CFIA tests on the candy came back positive for the presence of melamine. The product at issue has 240 pieces of candy per package and bears UPC 0 36077 11240 and lot code 1928S1. The candy is distributed in Canda through Costco Stores. If the product code or lot number are not available to consumers, the CFIA is advising consumers to check for that information at the source of purchase. The CFIA is also advising retailers and distributors to stop distribution of the product. In addition, the CFIA is recommending that distributors initiate a voluntary recall. To date, no illnesses associated with consumption of the product have been reported.