Candy Giant Mars Hit with Class Action Alleging Skittles are Carcinogenic



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  • Complaint


SAN FRANCISCO — A California man has filed a putative class action in federal court against candy giant Mars Inc., alleging it has concealed from consumers that its popular Skittles candy is unfit for consumption because it contains titanium dioxide (TiO2), a known carcinogen.

In a July 14 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the plaintiff alleges Mars has long been aware of the health problems posed by TiO2 and promised six years ago to stop including the ingredient in its products, but continues to do so in the United States.

In a …

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  • Bursor & Fisher





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