The FDA has issued a recall that affects Louisiana, Texas, and many other states nationwide. The product being recalled is sold at Target, Walmart, Dollar General, and HyVee.

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The product in question is made by Palmer Candy Company. They make a variety of white-coated confectionary items that they are now voluntarily recalling due to potential contamination with Salmonella.

What are the Symptoms of Salmonella Poisoning?

Salmonella infections typically manifest with symptoms like:

  • fever
  • diarrhea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • Abdominal pain.

The recalled items were distributed nationwide, including in major retail stores such as Walmart, HyVee, Target, Dollar General, and through various distributors across several states including Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, and more.

These products are available in various retail packaging containers such as bags, pouches, and tubs. the good news is that no illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue.

How Was The Problem Discovered?

According to the FDA, the recall was initiated after Palmer Candy was notified by its liquid coating supplier of potential Salmonella contamination from an ingredient sourced from one of their suppliers. As a precautionary measure, production of the affected items has been suspended while the FDA and the company investigate the situation to determine the source of the problem.

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What Should Consumers Who Purchased The Item Do?

If you have purchased any of the White Coated Confectionary Items manufactured by Palmer Candy Company you are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further inquiries or assistance, consumers can contact Palmer Candy Company directly at 1-800-831-0828, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

It's crucial for consumers to heed this recall notice and take appropriate action to ensure their safety and well-being. Stay informed and stay safe.

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Top 10 Most Recalled Food Items & How To Stay Safe

The CDC estimates that 48 million people in the U.S. are infected by a food-borne illness every year, and an average of 3000 people even die.

These are the top 10 foods most likely to be recalled, according to Consumer Reports. However, that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy them if you take steps to stay safe.

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