Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Girl, 11, Hospitalized after Eating Halloween Candy That Contained Metal Object

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Girl, 11, Hospitalized after Eating Halloween Candy That Contained Metal Object

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Child hospitalized after eating tainted candy

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CAMBRIDGE, Ont. - Police say an 11-year-old girl in southwestern Ontario has undergone surgery and remains in hospital after eating a piece of Halloween candy that contained a metal object.

Waterloo regional police say the girl, from the Cambridge, Ont.-area, ate a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup that contained the metal piece, the source of which remains under investigation.

They say the girl was first taken to a local hospital and later moved to a Hamilton hospital for surgery.

Police spokeswoman Cherri Greeno said Friday the girl's condition is not considered life-threatening.

There have been other reports of tainted candy in Ontario this Halloween.

In London, Ont. …

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