Years-old recalled chocolate surfaces in
Posted: October 31, 2008, 11:48 AM by Chris Boutet
Source of Article: http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/toronto/archive/2008/10/31/years-old-recalled-chocolate-surfaces-in-toronto-stores.aspx
Canwest News Service
Hershey chocolate bars recalled nearly
two years ago over fears of salmonella contamination have popped up in
convenience stores in the
The bars were stolen from a disposal
site 18 months ago after Hershey
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency
confirmed Friday it has seized about 640 of these chocolate bars from five
independent corner stores in Etobicoke and
The agency was tipped off from a consumer, said recall specialist Garfield Balsom.
“A two-year-old chocolate bar is going to look like crap. It’s going to be white and old and this is what the consumer found. The consumer opened the bar and it didn’t look very good,” Balsom said Friday.
The affected bars bear codes ranging
between 6417 and 6455. The original recall involved candy and chocolate chips
under the Hershey, Oh Henry, Reese,
This is the second time the agency has found a batch of the stolen recalled chocolate bars for sale at independent corner stores.
In June, 2007, as a result of another consumer complaint, the CFIA found a number of the recalled chocolate products for sale at a retail store in Lindsay, Ont.
That same month,
Balsom said the original recall did not involve any products in Halloween packaging.
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