JALISCO, Mexico -- With some U.S. supermarkets pulling Mexican candy off shelves following news reports of lead in some types of that candy, a major manufacturer has been working to convince retailers that its treats are safe to eat. Grupo Lorena, based here, has proposed a manufacturers association to reduce lead levels in candy below the current federal limit of 0.5 parts per million. Mexican-imported candy accounted for $273 million in wholesale sales last year, a fraction of the roughly ...
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