Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific Varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies Due to Potential Presence of Thin Metal Strand Embedded in Gummies or Loose in the Bag

Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific Varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies Due to Potential Presence of Thin Metal Strand Embedded in Gummies or Loose in the Bag
Anonymous (not verified)
Fri, 05/13/2022 – 18:56

Recall Type
Company Announcement
Brand Name(s)
Skittles, Starburst, Life Savers
Recall Reason
Food & Beverage Safety,Potential Metal or Chemical Contaminant
Company or Government Agency Name
Short Title
05-13-2022 Skittles, Starburst, Life Savers
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 13, 2022 – Today, Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC announced a voluntary recall of specific varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies due to the potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag. We received reports from consumers alerting us to this matter and are not aware of any illnesses to date.

Products were manufactured by a third party and distributed in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The products subject to this recall in the U.S. include SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies are described in the table below. On the back of the package is a 10-digit manufacturing code; the first three digits in this code will indicate implicated product as described in the table below:

Item Number
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Description
UPC
Code (first 3 digits)

10188298
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STARBURST® Gummies Original Share Size 3.5oz
10022000253092
136, 139, 140

10195414
10220867
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STARBURST® Gummies Original Peg Pack 5.8oz
10022000253818
00022000284648
 

10188301
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STARBURST® Gummies Sours Share Size 3.5oz
10022000253122
134,135, 137-142

10195413
10220796
10195750
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STARBURST® Gummies Sours Peg Pack 5.8oz
10022000253801
00022000284617
10022000259384
134,135, 137-142

10220865
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STARBURST® Gummies Sour Berries Peg Pack 5.8oz
00022000284624
135, 138, 139

10222236
10136761
10222238
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LIFE SAVERS® Gummies Five Flavor Peg Pack 7.0oz, 3.22oz
10022000285277
10019000083422
10022000285291
136, 139

10081699
10195012
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LIFE SAVERS® Wild Berries Gummies Peg Pack 7.0 oz
10019000083446
10022000244502
136 – 138, 140, 147, 149 – 152

10195000
10195014
10095001
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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
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SKITTLES® Gummies Original Peg Pack 5.8 oz, 2.93oz
10022000285956
00022000286727
10022000287363
139 – 218

10229823
10230187
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SKITTLES® Gummies Original Stand Up Pouch 12oz
10022000287325
00022000287434
139 – 218

10224070
10228325
10229830
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SKITTLES® Wild Berry Gummies Peg Pack 5.8 oz, 2.93oz
10022000285970
00022000286734
10022000287387
138 – 218

10229825
10230290
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SKITTLES® Gummies Wild Berry Stand Up Pouch 12oz
10022000287349
00022000287441
138 – 218

10240169
10242246
10240168
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SKITTLES® Sour Gummies Peg Pack 5.8 oz
10022000289749
00022000291073
00022000289735
204 – 218

Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC 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 https://www.mars.com/contact-us.

Publish Date
Fri, 05/13/2022 – 19:19
Review Date
Sat, 05/13/2023 – 00:00
Source Organization
Last Reviewed Date
May 13, 2022
Company Announcement Date
May 13, 2022
Consumer Contact Name
Mars Wrigley Confectionary US, LLC
Consumer Contact Phone
1-800-651-2564
Detailed Description
Today, Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC announced a voluntary recall of specific varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies due to the potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag. We received reports from consumers a
Media Contact Email
Caitlin.Kemper@effem.com
Media Contact Name
Caitlin Kemper
Media Contact Phone
201-841-8350
Next Review Date
1 Year
Product Description
Gummies
Bulk Approved
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Product Type(s)*
Language
Recall Reason Description
Possible presence of metal fragments.
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Terminated Recall
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