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October 1, 2008
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Consumers who have White Rabbit candy should discard it immediately, Farrell said. Individuals who have already consumed the candy and have questions about its heath impact should consult their health-care providers, he said.
Queensway Foods Company Inc. has initiated a recall of all varieties of the White Rabbit candy, which is packaged in plastic bags with individually wrapped pieces inside. All varieties of the candy have a picture of a white rabbit with a black background on the top of the bag; Chinese characters are also present on the label.
"Our inspectors are currently obtaining retail-level distribution
information from the company, and we will provide this information to the
public as soon as it is available," Farrell said. "Meanwhile, we
continue our work with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help in the
inspection and evaluation of imported food items that could contain milk or
milk protein from
At this time, it appears that the product was sold primarily in Asian food stores. Consumers with questions about the recalled product may contact Queensway Foods Company Inc. at 650-697-6633.
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