Candy sold in all of the usual places you can imagine in Texas like Walmart, Target, Dollar General etc. is being recalled due to the detection of a tainted ingredient that is commonly used in several of the products made by the Palmer Candy Company in Sioux City, IA. When I say commonly used, I mean it has led the recall of almost 30 candies and other treats that you commonly find in almost any aisle that sells candy and confections.

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Now, there is no guarantee all of the listed products have been contaminated, but there is absolutely no harm in returning the items and getting a refund out of an abundance of a caution.

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Why should we avoid eating foods that can be tainted with the potentially deadly bacteria? The Food and Drug Administration lists several symptoms of Salmonella exposure, and that is why it is always better to be safe than sorry.

The Centers for Disease Control describes Salmonella infection as generally diarrhea like symptoms that can begin anywhere from 6 hours to 6 days after exposure, and does not usually pose as a major health risk to normal individuals. However, Salmonella has been able to cause major long term health complications, and is known to kill over 400 people per year according to this article by the Cleveland Clinic.

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