Edible and non-edible product

  • US 6,099,872 A
  • Filed: 03/25/1999
  • Issued: 08/08/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/22/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An article, comprising:

  • a housing including a first section and a second section each formed of a non-edible material, each of said first and second sections including an outer surface, an open end defining a peripheral edge, a closed end and a longitudinal axis, said first and second sections being connectable along said peripheral edges thereof;

    said first and second sections each being formed with a flange extending along said outer surface thereof from said peripheral edge to said closed end on one side of a plane perpendicular to said longitudinal axis, and along said outer surface from said closed end to said peripheral edge on the other side of said plane, said flanges of said first and second sections forming a substantially continuous rib having opposed side edges and an outer edge between said side edges;

    a third section and a fourth section each formed of an edible material, said third section being carried on portions of said outer surface of said first section and said second section, said fourth section being carried on portions of said outer surface of said first section and said second section, each of said third and fourth sections having a peripheral edge which substantially abuts one of said opposed side edges of said rib while said outer edge of said rib is left exposed;

    an outer wrap for covering said third and fourth sections and said outer edge of said rib.

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