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Life Savers, Skittles and Starburst Gummies Product Recall

Ver en Español Date: May 13, 2022
Sold at Publix: Yes
Sold at Publix GreenWise Market: Yes

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 as 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. Consumers with questions can contact the company by calling 1-800-651-2564 or by visiting https://www.mars.com/contact-us.

Contact
Consumer Care Center
1-800-651-2564
https://www.mars.com/contact-us

Information regarding Mars Wrigley Confectionary US, LLC products sold at Publix affected by this recall:

Product Name GTIN Lot Code (First Three Digits)
Life Savers Gummies Five Flavors 7oz 10019000083422 136 and 139
Life Savers Wild Berries Gummies 7oz 10019000083446 136-138, 140, 147 and 149-152
Life Savers Sour Gummies 7oz 00019000170491 132-134, 139-140, 144-147, 149, 151, 152, 201
Skittles Gummies Original Stand Up Pouch 12oz 10022000287325, 00022000287434 139-218