READ THIS--ESPICALLY IF YOU HAVE YOUNG CHILDREN!!!

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momofmany
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   Posted 10/28/2008 7:08 AM (GMT -7)   
My daughter told me to pass along this warning to everyone that  has kids that still trick or treat! 
 
The gold wrapped coin candy is causing deaths in children.  They are saying not to buy it and not to let your kids eat it. shakehead
 
I don't know any other details, just that she wanted me to pass it to everyone!


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   Posted 10/28/2008 8:41 AM (GMT -7)   
Wouldnt there be anything on the TV or news about this??
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   Posted 10/28/2008 8:47 AM (GMT -7)   
Did you check Snopes.com - turns out it is true, but you should not be able to buy any either, it has been recalled.

1. snopes.com: Pirate's Gold Chocolate Coin Recall •••
A recall was issued for foil-wrapped Pirate's Gold chocolate coins because they contain melamine?
...Food --> Food Warnings --> Bad Coins Bad Coins Claim: A recall was issued for foil-wrapped Pirate's Gold chocolate coins because they contain...
...Gold milk chocolate coins imported from China. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to eat, distribute or sell the candy. It...
...Such is the case with the helpful heads-up about foil-covered chocolate coins being vended in Canada. On 8 October 2008, the Canadian Food Inspection...
Tue, 28 Oct 2008 11:21:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/food/warnings/coins.asp
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Lorraine-NL
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   Posted 10/28/2008 8:54 AM (GMT -7)   
I read about that on the yahoo.ca news site and it was featured on our local news station where i live.
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   Posted 10/28/2008 9:43 AM (GMT -7)   
Thank you momofmany! I did not know that and I do have 4 small grandkids that I will be trick or treating with. I will be sure to do a triple check on thier candy and give them another reason why you dont get into your candy before adults check it first.

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   Posted 10/29/2008 9:21 PM (GMT -7)   
Please note that this candy was not shipped to the USA, only to Canada, and the Canadian food guys are all over it. It isn't lethally poisonous, just has that dumb melamine or whatever that the Chinese put in the baby formula. So if you are in Canada, don't let the kids eat any foil wrapped chocolate coin candy!
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