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Morris National Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Halloween Jelly Pops

Contact:
Morris National
1 (800) 666-7747 (1-800-6-MORRIS)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Azusa , CA -- November 4, 2004 -- Morris National of Azusa, CA, is voluntarily recalling Halloween Sour Kids Jelly Candy Pops, because it contains trace amounts of egg proteins which are not in the ingredient statement. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

This product is safe for people without egg protein allergies. Morris National, Inc., is issuing this alert in keeping with its commitment to provide safe and healthy confectionery products.

This product was distributed nationally through "Tuesday Morning" stores. This product is packaged in a cardboard and clear plastic box containing 12 pops. No illnesses have been confirmed to date.

This voluntary recall action is being taken with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and does not affect other Morris National products.

Those with allergies to eggs who have purchased this candy should not consume it, but should instead return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact Morris National at 1 (800) 666-7747 (1-800-6-MORRIS).

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