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At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Life Savers Gummies Recall

May 14, 2022


Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC is issuing a recall on specific varieties of Life Savers® Gummies due to potential presence of thin metal strand embedded in gummies or loose in the bag.

Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC received reports from consumers alerting them to this matter and are not aware of any illnesses to date. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. 

The products subject to this recall include LIFE SAVERS® Gummies.  On the back of the package is a 10-digit manufacturing code; the first three digits in this code will indicate implicated product. 

If you have any of the products listed below, they should be thrown away or returned to your local Big Y for a full refund.

The following products are sold at Big Y: 

Product Name  UPC Size Lot Code (First 3 digits)
Lifesavers Gummies 5 Flavor 19000-08342 7 oz 136, 139
Lifesavers Gummies Wild Berries 19000-08344 7 oz 136-138, 140, 147, 149-152

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC customer service line at 1-800-651-2564.

More Resources:

Both FSIS and FDA offer free recall email notifications. By clicking on the links on the FSIS and FDA recall pages, you can sign up for email notifications of all recalls. All you need is a valid email address.

Recalls.gov - Your Online Resource for Recalls - http://www.recalls.gov/

FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp