No poop. But there may be undeclared peanuts inside.
There are times when the weirdness of reality far outstrips even our fertile imaginations.
So it was this afternoon when we were double-checking the Food and Drug Administration list of recalls and came across this fresh one for Suzipoo Lobster Poo, a kind of, um, candy, made by a small company in Maine.
Because you probably wouldn't believe it otherwise, here's the full text of the recall notice:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 22, 2010 - Suzipoo Ogunquit, Maine is voluntarily recalling Suzipoo Lobster Poo, 4 oz bags, because it may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The product is in a small plastic bag with a red bow on the bag and the label on the front reads. "Lobster Poo" – Slogan – I went to Maine and here's the scoop I came back home with Lobster Poop.
Product was distributed to three retail stores in Maine from August 1-August 18, 2010. Each store has been visited and product labeling has been corrected. Ten- 4 oz. bags may be incorrectly labeled.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product (burnt red peanuts) was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts.
Consumers who have purchased the product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-207-251-0523.