Tag: black licorice recall

Food Recall: black licorice twists, too much lead

In a nutshell: Black licorice has too much lead. Who knew? The ingredients are molasses, wheat flour, corn syrup, caramel coloring, licorice extract, salt, and anise flavor. Where’s the lead? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 21, 2012 – American Licorice Company of Union City, CA is recalling 16 oz. Red Vines® Black Licorice Twists due […]

Black Licorice Recall: Too Much Lead, Candy Recall 16 States

In a nutshell: Yikes! Who knew black licorice had lead in it? And that just goes to show you that the labeling of all natural can include harmful minerals and all natural is not necessarily healthy like it misleadingly lets you believe. The term, all natural, should be abolished from product labeling because it means […]