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Confectionery recall hits industry hard

Supermarket News - 5/15/2024

Another recall has put the market on red alert, as the Palmer Candy Company, based in Sioux City, Iowa, recalled its white-coated confectionery items due to a potential salmonella contamination.

The candy was distributed to Walmart, Hy-Vee, Target, Dollar General, and other stores across the U.S. as well as to distributors in 17 states. No illnesses have been reported.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the product comes in a variety of packaging including bags, pouches, and tubs.

Palmer Candy was put on notice by its liquid coating supplier that there was a potential for contamination with salmonella from an ingredient that was potentially contaminated from one of their suppliers.

Production of the product has been suspended while the FDA and Palmer Candy continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.

The products included in the recall are:

  • Caramel Swirl Pretzels 4 ounces
  • Caramel Swirl Pretzels 6 ounces
  • Classic Yogurt Pretzels 28 pound
  • Cookies & Cream Yummy Chow 14 pound
  • Enrobed Pretzel Rods 8 ounces
  • Favorite Day Bakery White Fudge Mini Cookies 7 ounces
  • Frosty Munchy Medley Bowl 15 ounces
  • Frosted Patriot Frosted Pretzels 28 pounds
  • Frosted Pretzels 6 ounces
  • Munchy Medley 15 pounds
  • Munchy Medley 4 ounces
  • Munchy Medley 6 ounces
  • Muncy Medley To Go 4 ounces
  • Patriotic Muncy Medley Bowl 15 ounces
  • Patriotic Pretzels 14 ounces
  • Patriotic Pretzels 6 ounces
  • Patriotic Red, White & Blue Pretzel Twists 14 ounces
  • Patriotic Snack Mix 13 ounces
  • Patriotic White Fudge Cookies 7 ounces
  • Peanut Butter Snack Mix 12 ounces
  • Peanut Butter Snack Mix To Go 4.5 ounces
  • Snackin’ With the Crew! Mizzou Munchy Medley 7 ounces
  • Snackin’ With the Crew! Tiger Treats 7 ounces
  • Star Snacks Chow Down 25 pounds
  • Strawberry Yogurt Coated Pretzels 10 ounces
  • Sweet Smiles Yogurt Covered Pretzels 3.25 ounces
  • Vanilla Yogurt Covered Pretzels 10 ounces
  • Yogurt Pretzel 14 pounds