American Licorice Company
A recall of popular black licorice candies made by a Bay Area firm has been expanded over the same lead contamination fears that led to the earlier recall.
California health officials are warning consumers not to eat black licorice twist candies made by Red Vines because they contain too much lead.
Employees at the American Licorice Co. plant in Union City have ended a month-long strike by reluctantly accepting management’s contract proposal, a union official said today.
American Licorice Co. officials were meeting with union leaders at a federal mediator’s office in Oakland Monday to try to settle a strike at the company’s Union City plant that began five weeks ago, a union spokeswoman said.
More than 100 workers at the American Licorice Plant in Union City were out on strike Monday.