Mars Wrigley said some varieties of Starburst, Skittle and Life Saver chewing gum are recalled due to the fact that they contain metal fragments.

WASHINGTON – Have you recently purchased a bag of Skittles, Life Savers or Starburst caps? They may be involved in the recent recall.

On Friday, confectionery giant Mars Wrigley US announced the voluntary recall of some varieties of three brands of candy due to the potential presence of a thin metal thread embedded in chewing gum or loose in a bag. The company said there were no reports of food sickness.

Mars Wrigley did not specify how many units of candy were involved in the recall. The company said a third party is responsible for distributing the confectionery, and the affected products are sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Customers can determine if their product is involved in the recall by finding the 10-digit production number on the back of the package; the first three digits in this code will indicate the relevant product, which can be verified with the recalled products using this table provided by the FDA.

The following packages should be checked:

  • Starburst Gummies Original, 3.5 and 5.8 oz
  • Starburst Gummies Sour, 3.5 and 5.8 oz
  • Starburst Gummies Sour Berry, 5.8 oz
  • Life Savers Gummies Five Flavor, 3.22 and 7.0 oz
  • Life Savers Wild Berry Chewing Gum, 7.0 oz
  • Life Savers Sour Gummies, 7.0 and 6.35 ounces (180 grams)
  • Skittles Gummies Original, 2.93, 5.8 and 12 oz
  • Skittles Wild Berry Gummies, 2.93, 5.8 and 12 oz
  • Skittles Sour Gummies, 5.8 oz

The image below is an example of the serial number required to identify the recalled product:

Mars Wrigley said that customers who believe they have purchased a recalled product should get rid of the product and not consume it. Consumers with questions can contact the company by calling 1-800-651-2564 or on the company’s website.

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