FDA: Recall of Toxic Waste candy

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall notice for Toxic Waste candy:

Candy Dynamics Recalls Toxic Waste® brand Nuclear Sludge® Chew Bars all flavors — Net wt. 0.7 oz (20 g) package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 13, 2011 – Circle City Marketing and Distributing doing business as Candy Dynamics, Indianapolis, IN, is issuing a voluntary recall of all Toxic Waste® brand Nuclear Sludge® Chew Bars, all flavors, Net wt. 0.7 oz (20 g) package. The product is imported from Pakistan.

A recent test performed by the California Department of Public Health has indicated that a lot (#8288A) of the cherry flavor of the above-listed product contains elevated levels of lead (0.24 parts per million; the U.S. FDA tolerance is 0.1 ppm) that potentially could cause health problems, particularly for infants, small children, and pregnant women….

BONUS: Video of a man eating the product:

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