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Food recall: Mars Wrigley candy pulled on thin metal strands


Mars Wrigley Canada announced a voluntary recall of specific varieties of SKITTLES Gummies, STARBURST Gummies and LIFE SAVERS Gummies after customers reported finding very fine metal strands embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag.

The company says there have been no reported illnesses or injuries associated with the recalled products.

The recall covers STARBURST Gummies Original, STARBURST Gummies Sours, STARBURST Gummies Sour Berries, LIFE SAVERS Gummies Sours, SKITTLES Gummies Original and SKITTLES Gummies Wild Berries.

The products were sold in a variety of sizes ranging from 57g to 280g and distributed in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Customers who believe they have purchased a recalled product are urged to discard it.

Mars Wrigley Canada says it will work with retailers to remove the recalled products from store shelves.


This report from The Canadian Press was first published on May 14, 2022.

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