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Old 05-02-09, 06:51 AM
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Food firm recalls lead-contaminated lollipops

Food firm recalls lead-contaminated lollipops

Pregnant women, kids who have eaten Hola Pop candies told to see doctors Slide show

updated 3:34 a.m. CT, Sat., May 2, 2009

CALEXICO, California - A California-based food distribution company is recalling candy imported from Mexico because it contains high levels of lead.

King Midas Inc. said Friday it is warning stores to stop selling Hola Pop, a caramel lollipop with a salted apricot in the center. The candy also comes in other fruit flavors.

The company says recent analysis of Hola Pop by the California Department of Public Health found that the candy contained a high level of lead.


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