Worker at Marshmallow Peeps Plant Hurt on the Job

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013  |  Updated 8:26 PM EDT
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Worker at Marshmallow Peeps Plant Hurt on the Job

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Marshmallow Peeps have their eyes imprinted at Just Born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

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A worker at the eastern Pennsylvania plant that makes marshmallow Peeps and other candy has been injured after falling onto a conveyor belt.
 
The Express-Times said an official at the Just Born plant in Bethlehem confirmed the Wednesday morning incident.
 
Cindy Glick, corporate affairs manager at the candy company, confirmed a worker hurt her leg but she didn't know the extent of the injuries.

The employee's name was not released.

Bethlehem firefighters said the injury was believed to not be life-threatening.
 
An internal company investigation and a probe by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are underway.
 
Just Born also manufactures Mike and Ike, Hot Tamales and Zours in its Bethlehem facility.

According to its website, the company employs nearly 600 workers.

 


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