Halloween Health Scare – for Moms and Dads!

Haribo Liquorice Pontefract Cakes

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As costume-clad kids get ready for a night of trick-or-treating, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a warning for candy-loving grown-ups: Too much black licorice can cause heart problems. The old-fashioned favorite contains glycyrrhizin, a chemical that can trigger a dangerous drop in potassium…

via Halloween Health Scare: Beware Black Licorice Overdose.

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One thought on “Halloween Health Scare – for Moms and Dads!

  1. I did not want to hear this. My favorite candy is Good & Plenty. Could it be a mistake? Maybe they meant Tootsie Rolls, which make my teeth hurt just thinking about them.

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