Lollipop candy by Mega Pops recalled

On October 22, 2010 we see a precautionary measure being taken by the manufacturer of Mega Pops™. Be aware for Halloween and purchasing treats for the little ghosts and goblins that there have been some candy recalls.

It has been reported that a limited number of Mega Pops™ brand lollipops may contain traces of foreign particles.

The manufacturer Colombina S.A. is asking customers to return these lollipops to their retailer and instructing retailers to recall the product voluntarily. Colombina has stated that they believe the product presents no health risk.

Which ones are the recall products?

The voluntarily recal includes specific lots of Colombina Brand Mega Pops in 14-ounce and 28-ounce cellophane bags containing cherry, grape, orange and watermelon flavored pops.

The affected Mega Pops can be identified by UPC Code numbers 0 14272 10873 9 or 0 14272 10862 3. You can also check for the lots marked as Lot #1240695, Lot #1209708, or Lot #1209796. You will find the lot number in a white square on the lower left hand side of the reverse of each bag.

What do I do?

When you return the product to the store where it was purchased you may receive a refund or store credit for the purchase price of the product. The offer applies to all bags of Mega Pops about which customers may have a concern, regardless of lot number.

Mega Pops will be temporarily unavailable in the United States until the situation is resolved to the satisfaction of all parties involved.

If you have questions than you can call toll-free to 1-888-317-3686.