2 Candies Sold By Chula Vista Company Recalled
2 Types Of Candy Sold By Candy El Pecas Recalled For Lead Contamination
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Just in time for Halloween, two types of candy sold by Candy El Pecas in Chula Vista are being recalled because they have lead in them, according to the San Diego County Department of Environmental Health.California Department of Public Health tests found that Candy El Pecas Saladitos con Chile and Candy El Pecas Saladitos con Limon should not be eaten because they have up to seven times the legal limit of lead, said Julayne Gath of the county's environmental health department.The Chula Vista candy company has initiated a voluntary recall of the two contaminated candies and is working with businesses to make sure the candies are not being sold, Gath said.Both candies, which are imported from China, are salted plums packaged in 1.5-ounce clear plastic bags. The bags have a green, white and red label showing a picture of a boy.Anyone in possession of the candy should throw it away immediately, and pregnant women and parents of children who have eaten it should check with a doctor, Gath said.