About 145,800 Cocco Candy Rolling Candy units have been recalled after a report of a 7-year-old girl choking and dying after the candy’s rolling ball dislodged and became trapped in her throat.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the recall involves Cocco Candy’s Rolling Candy consisting of 2 fluid ounces in various flavors including Sour Strawberry, Sour Tutti Frutti, and Sour Cola.
Consumers should stop using the recalled rolling candy immediately, take it away from children and contact KGR Distribution Corp. for a refund.
Cocco Candy Rolling Candy with the following barcode printed on the back of the product are included in the recall:
|Product Name||Unit Barcode||Display Barcode||Carton Barcode|
|Cocco Candy Strawberry Flavored Rolling Candy||8683363414008||8683363414367||8683363414176|
|Cocco Candy T. Fruitti Flavored Rolling Candy||8683363414015||8683363414367||8683363414176|
|Cocco Candy Cola Flavored Rolling Candy||8683363414022||8683363414367||8683363414176|
The Rolling Candy was manufactured in Turkey.
KGR Distribution Corp. is the sole importer and distributor. KGR Distribution Corp. sold the rolling candy to stores nationwide and online at www.kgrcandies.com from May 2022 through March 2023 for about $2.50.
Contact KGR toll-free at (888) 802-8823 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at Recall@kgrdistribution.com or online at www.kgrcandies.com and click on “Recall Information” at the top of the page for more information. KGR is contacting all known purchasers directly. The consumer will receive a refund of $2.50, or the amount on the purchase receipt if higher, issued through PayPal, Zelle, or by check (if requested).
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