High levels of lead have caused the recall of Red Vines black licorice products.  American Licorice Company - the manufacturer of the Red Vines brand has begun  the voluntary recall for their product sold in one-pound bags.

Specifically, the licorice in question includes the words "Best Before 020413.

Officials say that the product in question may contain more than twice the daily recommended amount of lead for children under the age of 6.

Customers with questions or concerns should contact the company at (800) 495-3232.

Recall of Red Vines black licorice twists - SFGate.