A voluntary recall was issued for Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge Chew Bars, a product imported from Pakistan. The California Department of Public Health found the cherry flavored version of the candy contained higher levels of lead, which may lead to health issues for infants, small children along with pregnant women. As a precautionary measure, Candy Dynamics based in Indianapolis, IN has decided to recall the entire set of products, which were distributed between 2007 and January 2011.
According to the Food and Drug Adminsitration, the specific products involved in this recall include: Toxic Waste® Nuclear Sludge® Cherry Chew Bar (UPC 0 89894 81430 6), Toxic Waste® Nuclear Sludge® Sour Apple Chew Bar (UPC 0 10684 81410 7), and Toxic Waste® Nuclear Sludge® Blue Raspberry Chew Bar (UPC 0 89894 81420 7). Each chew bar has a net wt. of 0.7 oz (20 g). Other brands of the Toxic Waste brand are not affected by this recall, and no illnesses have been reported due to the recall. The candy bars were distributed around the country to retail shops and purchased through mail orders.
Customers will be informed of the recall by Candy Dynamics. If anyone has the affected product, they should contact Eileen O’Neal at 317-228-5012 for information on how to dispose the product. As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer, I hope no one experiences the effects of this unsafe candy, and calls as soon as possible about disposing it. If you or a loved one became ill due to a recalled food product, a personal injury attorney Los Angeles can help you assess your case.