The warning tells consumers not to eat Bauer's Candies, Modjeskis, which are individually wrapped marshmallow candies dipped in chocolate or caramel.
Bauer's sweets chocolate or caramel Modjeskas are being recalled for possible hepatitis A contamination, health officials warn.
Any sweets purchased after November 14, 2018, may be contaminated because a worker in the facility tested positive for hepatitis A, according to the FDA.More news: New trailer for The Punisher season two is a testosterone-fueled bloodbath
The agency recommends that those who have eaten the candies and are not vaccinated for hepatitis A to consult their doctors about whether they need a post-exposure prophylaxis treatment. The president of Bauer's sweets said the company voluntarily discarded all in-house candy, sanitized equipment, and began working with federal and stages agencies after learning about the possible contamination.
Bauer's sweets released a statement on their website regarding the FDA alert, explaining that a worker in their facility tested positive for hepatitis A. The company has since closed the facility and discarded all of the candy inside.
The FDA is warning customers that a candy they purchased from QVC might be contaminated with Hepatitis A. It is a contagious liver disease and is usually spread when a person ingests fecal matter.More news: Tim Tebow Is Engaged!
Bauer's sweets did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for additional comment. Symptoms can take up to 50 days to appear. Young children may not show symptoms of HAV infection. But it can, in rare cases, cause a loss of liver function, namely in older adults or people with preexisting liver diseases.
-Drink bottled water and use it when brushing your teeth.
-Thoroughly wash your hands often, especially after using the toilet or changing a diaper and before preparing food or eating.More news: Trump denies knowledge of Paul Manafort's campaign dealings with Russians