Several candy manufacturers issued recalls on their Halloween candies for everything from peanuts to high levels of lead. Find out if your candy is affected and what you can do with the dangerous candies.
Some kids who thought they received treats last night really received some dangerous tricks.
Several candymakers are recalling Halloween candy — some candy contains peanuts, some contain metal and others tested positive for high levels of lead.
Yikes. Absolutely scary (and not the fun Halloween kind.)
Here’s a full list of the recalled candy and what you should do with affected candy.
Nestle has issued a recall on their Fun Size bags (10 oz.) after a few consumers complained they found peanuts in their bags. If you think you have affected candy, Nestle advises you to check your bag for the production code 02015748 and UPC number 2800010255. If you have these, throw the remaining packages away and contact Nestlé Consumer Service’s phone at 1-800-478-5670 to receive a full refund.
Hersey’s York pieces
Hersey’s has issued a recall on their 5 oz. bags of bite-sized York pieces after pieces of metal were found in several packages. Check your packages for the UPC 34000-11435-000 and a production code starting with 27 or 28. If you have these, contact Hersey’s customer relations hotline at 1-800-468-1714 for further instructions.
Columbina USA Mega Pop Lollipops (Imported from Columbia)
Columbina USA has issued a voluntary recall on their Mega Pop Lollipops because metal and other foreign materials were found in some lollipops. Affected candy comes in 14 and 28 oz. packages containing multiple flavors. If you have this candy, check the packages for UPC codes 0 14272 10873 9 or 0 14272 10862 3 and Lot numbers #1240695, #1209708, or #1209796. The company advises consumers to return the Mega Pop Lollipops to their point of purchase for a full refund or credit. You can also contact Columbina’s 24-hour customer service hotline at 1-888-317-3686.
Anhing Corp. DaiJyoBu Ginger Candy (Imported from China)
Anhing Corp has recalled their DaiJyoBu Ginger Candy after California’s Department of Public Health found illegally high levels of lead in the candies. Anhing Corp. advises consumers to return the candy to the point of purchase for a full refund.
Chula Vista Candy Company Candy El Pecas Saladitos & Candy El Pecas Saladitos con Limon (Imported from China)
The Chula Vista Candy Company issued a recall on both of these candies because the California Department of Public Health found lead in the candies at seven times the legal limit. If you have these either flavors of salted plums, or find them for sale, contact the CDPH at 1-800-495-3232.