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Recall of Starbust, Skittles and Life Savers gum varieties



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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 tell if their product is being recalled by reading the first three digits of the 10-digit manufacturing code on the back of the package. Customers can then see if it matches the recalled items listed by Mars Wrigley.

Recall of Starbust, Skittles and Life Savers gum varieties

“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 throw it away and contact the company. at 1-800-651-2564 or by visiting their website if they have questions.


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