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Health Hazard Alert - Certain Original brand Original Halloween Kiss Candies sold in bulk may contain harmful pieces of metal

Recall / advisory date:
October 2, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Original Foods, Quebec division
Extent of the distribution:
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Advisory details

Ottawa, October 2, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Original Foods are warning the public not to consume certain Original Brand Original Halloween Kiss candies described below because the product may contain harmful pieces of metal.

The following product, which says "made by Bonbons Associés" on the individual wrapper, was sold in bulk at locations across Canada. Retail-sized packages are not affected by this recall.

Consumers who are unsure if they have affected product are advised to check with their retailer.

There have been no reported injuries associated with the consumption of this product.

The manufacturer, Original Foods, Quebec division, Quebec, QC is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size
Original Original Halloween Kiss individually wrapped candies

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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