California Health Officials Issue Warning About Ginger Candy

Ginger sweets imported from Vietnam, known simply as “Ginger Candy,” contain high levels of lead and should not be eaten, Dr. Ron Chapman of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported this morning. Evershing International Trading, Inc, the San Jose based importer of the contaminated candy, has voluntarily recalled the product, and CDPH is urging consumers in possession of Ginger Candy to discard it immediately.

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