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Skittles, Starburst and Life Saver gummies recalled because there could be metal in them

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Posted at 8:35 AM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-16 10:36:08-04

Mars Wrigley is voluntarily recalling some Skittles, Starburst and Life Saver gummies because there could be a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag.

The FDA said it's not aware of any illness to date. The products were made by a third party and distributed in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Click here for a full list of products or see the images below. On the back of the candy package is a 10-digit manufacturing code; the first three digits in this code will indicate an implicated product.

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Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC said it 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 this website.

This article was written by Emily McCain for WFTS.