I'm beginning to wonder about this melamine stuff. How many products have they found it in so far? This one is really scary. The gold coin chocolate candies have been tested. Yep. Melamine in the chocolate.
You can read the detailed press release at Snopes which was updated October 26, 2008.
Here are the highlights.
Halloween Candy Recalled
There is a new warning put out by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Sherwood brand Pirate's Gold Milk Chocolate coins are being recalled due to the fact that they contain Melamine, the ingredient in milk products that has caused infant deaths in China. These candies are sold at Costco, as well as many bulk and Dollar Stores.
Please make sure to check the candy you pass out and the candy your children get and DO NOT LET THEM EAT THE PIRATE COINS (you know the ones wrapped in the shiny gold foil) and let other parents know about this!
Protect your children. Read labels. Perhaps be suspicious of foodstuffs from China along with all the other products that have been recalled.