Last updated on May 27th, 2022 at 10:01 pm
On May 13th, 2022 Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC announced a voluntary recall of specific varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies due to a potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag. “The voluntary recall was based on reports from consumers alerting us to this matter and are not aware of any illnesses to date”
Products were manufactured by a third party and distributed in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Products subject to this recall in the U.S. include SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies, pictures of the products along with the 10-digit manufacturing code have been posted by the FDA.
Mars Wrigley Confectionery stated that they will work with retailers to remove recalled products from store shelves. If consumers believe they have purchased a recalled item, they should dispose of the product and not consume it. Consumers with questions can contact the company by calling 1-800-651-2564 or by visiting https://www.mars.com/contact-us