October 27, 2021

No Salmonella In Zachary Marshmallow Eggs After All

Chocolate covered marshmallow eggs made by Zachary Confections, Inc. recalled earlier this week are not contaminated with Salmonella after all, the company says.  On February 28, the  Frankfort, Ind. company issued a recall of the candy for potential contamination with Salmonella but “all products have been confirmed not to contain Salmonella and are safe to consume,” according to a statement on the company’s website.

marshmallow-salmonella-eggsZachary Confections has notified the FDA of the updated testing and analysis an the recall has been canceled. Customers with questions can call the company at  (765) 654-8356.

“I am proud of the swift responsible actions taken by our team,” said Jack Zachary, the company’s president.   “I am comfortable with our decision to communicate with our Retail Partners and the FDA about this possible issue.  We are confident that our efforts as well as those of our retail partner, to remove the suspect product from the distribution channels, resulted in insuring that the American consumer was protected at all times.”


  1. Hmmm…I’d like to know what method they used to prove a negative? If they had received confirmation that somewhere in the analytical procedure that the lab contaminated the sample or misidentified the results or that they never received the contaminated ingredient – then I can believe it. If all they did was analyze additional samples from various finished products and ingredients and declared it OK – Once a positive always a positive.

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