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Easter candy containing Salmonella

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Chocolate-covered marshmallow eggs that may contain traces of salmonella were recalled by an Indiana candy company Wednesday, news sources reported.

Zachary Confections, Inc. announced Wednesday after a routine post-production testing that salmonella may be present in their chocolate-covered marshmallow eggs, Fox News reported.

No illness have been reported, but Zachary Confections, Inc. has stopped production of the chocolate-covered marshmallow eggs, ABC News reported.

"We are dedicated to manufacturing wholesome products for our customers," George Anichini, vice president of operations for Zachary Confections, told ABC News.

The recalled products are found in white 5-ounce crates and have the label Zachary Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs in purple, green and yellow lettering, FOX News reported.

The samples that had traces of salmonella were made on Feb. 20 or Feb. 21. All products made on these days are being recalled by Zachary Confections, Inc., FOX News reported.

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