Varieties of Starburst, Skittles and Life Savers gummies recalled :: WRAL.com

Varieties of Starburst, Skittles and Life Savers gummies recalled :: WRAL.com

Mars Wrigley United States and Canada issued a voluntary recall of many gummies on Friday, saying there may be a thin strand of metal inside the gummies or loose in the bag. The erasers were distributed in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

The company is recalling certain varieties of Skittle Gummies, Starburst Gummies and Life Saver gummies after customer complaints. Mars Wrigley said in a statement that he was not aware of any illnesses or injuries caused by the metal strands.

Customers can find out if their product is being recalled by clicking here. The United States Food and Drug Administration has listed the 13 types of gummies under recall. On the back of the gum pack will be a 10-digit manufacture code. If the first three digits match in the list, the item is recalled.

“We are working closely with our retail partners to remove all potentially affected products from stores,” a Mars Wrigley Canada spokesperson said in a statement to CNN Business.

Mars Wrigley did not specify how many candy units were affected. The company said the products were made by a third party.

Mars Wrigley said those who believe they have purchased a recalled product should discard it and contact the company at 1-800-651-2564 or by visiting its website if they have questions.

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