Virus Prompts Pause for Peeps Holiday Treats

Peeps treats are going on hiatus for several months — another consequence of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Published 14 September 2020

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Peeps treats are going on hiatus for several months — another consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Just Born Quality Confections said it won’t be producing the popular marshmallow sweets for Halloween, Christmas or Valentine’s Day as the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based company prepares for next Easter, PennLive.com reports. Production of the holiday-shaped candies was suspended in the spring as the coronavirus spread across the state. Limited production resumed in mid-May with protocols in… Read at AP News