Oh no, here we go again. Another recall, imagine that. After Special K cereal being recalled for glass pieces in the product, there were two different sausage recalls due to plastic pieces in the product.
And now, an Indiana candymaker has recalled packages of its chocolate-covered marshmallow eggs, which may contain salmonella.
Zachary Confections announced a recall of the Easter eggs after a sample taken during routine testing revealed “the potential for salmonella contamination,” according to the FDA.
Salmonella is a bacteria that can lead to serious and sometimes deadly infections in the very young and the very old, and those with weakened immune systems.
The recall covers 5-ounce packages of the Easter candies are sold in white egg crates with purple, green and yellow lettering. They have the product number 31-797 and the best buy date of Feb. 14, 2014.
So far there have been no reports of illness linked to its products. The FDA but has suspended production while it investigates the potential contamination.
The FDA recommends that consumers who purchased the recalled products destroy them or return them to the store.
For more information on the recall, click here.