Toxic Waste Bubble Gum Lives Up to Name

Tests Positive for Elevated Lead Levels

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Straight from the FDA press release: "Circle City Marketing and Distributing, doing business as Candy Dynamics, Indianapolis, IN, is issuing a voluntary recall of Toxic Waste Short Circuits Bubble Gum. . . . The product is imported from Pakistan." Tests reveal one batch of product contains elevated levels of lead.

It should be noted that the company voluntarily issued the recall and, according to the FDA, there have been no illnesses reported. The levels are so low that those at risk or infants and pregnant women, neither of which are likely to chew something called Toxic Waste gum.

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