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Posted June 26, 2006

FDA Warns Candy Maker Making Heart Health Claims

On May 31, 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to Masterfoods USA, the manufacturer Cocoa Via candy bars, that it was in violation of FDA regulations for adding folic acid to a candy product and claiming that its candy bars promote heart health, despite containing high levels of saturated fat.

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