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Red Vines Black Licorice. (CBS)

Lead Found In Licorice Made By Union City Firm

California health officials are warning consumers not to eat black licorice twist candies made by Red Vines because they contain too much lead.

08/22/2012

Striking American Licorice Company workers block the entrance to the Union City plant, January 9, 2012. (CBS)

Union City Licorice Factory Workers Accept Contract, End Strike

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.

01/11/2012

Striking American Licorice Company workers block the entrance to the Union City plant, January 9, 2012. (CBS)

Union City Licorice Company Strike Heads To Mediation

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.

01/09/2012

Red Vines being pepared at the American Licorice Factory (CBS)

Workers Strike At Union City Factory Making Red Vines Licorice

More than 100 workers at the American Licorice Plant in Union City were out on strike Monday.

12/05/2011

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