- Despite the 1938 Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act's ban on "non-nutritive items" in confections, the new Jersey company Candy Treasure has found a way to get approval for its Choco Treasure chocolate eggs.
- Ferrero's famous chocolate Kinder Surprise eggs ,which contain toys and are sold in Europe, are not allowed in the U.S., but Choco Treasure eggs are, since they contain special capsules with a buttons for releasing their toys.
- Candy Treasure reportedly worked with the FDA and CPSC to get its candy eggs approved.
From the article:
New Jersey-based Candy Treasure has overcome a US ban on toy-filled chocolate eggs dating back to 1938 after its Choco Treasure surprise eggs were deemed safe for sale. ...