Mars Wrigley Confectionery US issues voluntary recall of specific products

Mars Wrigley Confectionery US  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 StatesCanada 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 to the right.

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.

Read more of  the latest industry news and developments here: April 2022 Single Issue form – International Confectionery Magazine (

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Roshini Bains,
Editor, International Confectionery
Tel: +44 (0) 1622 823 922

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