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Skittles, Lifeguards and Life Savers withdrawn due to contamination

The Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris) warns of possible contamination in Skittles, Lifeguards and Life Savers products, of the Mars Wrigley brand, which are being voluntarily withdrawn in the United States and Canada.

The federal agency explained that it was in the United States where some consumers reported finding fragments of loose metal strands embedded in gummies inside the packaging. In Mexico, so far there is no such report, Cofepris detailed in a statement.

The manufacturer of these sweets, Mars Wrigley Mexico, notified the Mexican agency about the voluntary withdrawal of 353 batches of the four products in different presentations and flavors.

The batches with possible contamination are the following:

Therefore, consumers, supermarkets, convenience stores and all those establishments where these products are marketed are requested to verify and, where appropriate, discard their consumption or sale of these sweets in order to prevent health risks. .

In addition, its sale must be suspended immediately and a health complaint must be made through the page:

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