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Gummy candies from Skittles, Starburst, Life Savers recalled attributable to potential metallic strands – WJW FOX 8 Information Cleveland

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(WWTI) — A variety of gummies that were distributed across the nation have been recalled due to the potential presence of very thin metal strands, which may be embedded in the gummies or loose in the bags.

Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S. LLC has issued a voluntary recall for specific varieties of Skittles Gummies, Starburst Gummies, and Life Savers Gummies. The recall was issued after the company received reports from consumers, notifying them of the potential hazard. No illnesses related to the products have been reported.

The same gummies were distributed in Canada and Mexico, according to a recall alert posted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The specific information for the recalled products is listed in the table below.

Item Number Pictures Description UPC Code (first 3 digits)
10188298 See image below STARBURST® Gummies Original Share Size 3.5oz 10022000253092 136, 139, 140
10195414
10220867
See image below STARBURST® Gummies Original Peg Pack 5.8oz 10022000253818
00022000284648
 
10188301 See image below STARBURST® Gummies Sours Share Size 3.5oz 10022000253122 134,135, 137-142
10195413
10220796
10195750
See image below STARBURST® Gummies Sours Peg Pack 5.8oz 10022000253801
00022000284617
10022000259384
134,135, 137-142
10220865 See image below STARBURST® Gummies Sour Berries Peg Pack 5.8oz 00022000284624 135, 138, 139
10222236
10136761
10222238
See image below LIFE SAVERS® Gummies Five Flavor Peg Pack 7.0oz, 3.22oz 10022000285277
10019000083422
10022000285291
136, 139
10081699
10195012
See image below LIFE SAVERS® Wild Berries Gummies Peg Pack 7.0 oz 10019000083446
10022000244502
136 – 138, 140, 147, 149 – 152
10195000
10195014
10095001
See image below LIFE SAVERS® Sour Gummies Peg Pack 7.0 oz, 180g 10022000242058
10022000244533
00019000170491
132-134, 139-140, 144-147, 149, 151, 152, 201
10224068
10228324
10229828
See image below SKITTLES® Gummies Original Peg Pack 5.8 oz, 2.93oz 10022000285956
00022000286727
10022000287363
139 – 218
10229823
10230187
See image below SKITTLES® Gummies Original Stand Up Pouch 12oz 10022000287325
00022000287434
139 – 218
10224070
10228325
10229830
See image below SKITTLES® Wild Berry Gummies Peg Pack 5.8 oz, 2.93oz 10022000285970
00022000286734
10022000287387
138 – 218
10229825
10230290
See image below SKITTLES® Gummies Wild Berry Stand Up Pouch 12oz 10022000287349
00022000287441
138 – 218
10240169
10242246
10240168
See image below SKITTLES® Sour Gummies Peg Pack 5.8 oz 10022000289749
00022000291073
00022000289735
204 – 218

Consumers who may have purchased the recalled gummies are encouraged to check the packages’ UPC and manufacturing codes to determine if their products are affected. Recalled items should be thrown away.

More information, including photos of the recalled products, is available at the FDA’s website.

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