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Another liquid roller candy, Cocco Candy, recalled after girl died

Rolling ball can detach and choke a child.

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A second liquid candy has been recalled because the rolling ball can come loose and choke a child. One 7-year-old girl has died in connection with this product, according to a report filed with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

About 145,800 Cocco Candy Rolling Candy products have been recalled. The candy is similar to the Slime Licker liquid candy which was also recalled, affecting about 70 million products, because of a similar risk. 

Cocco Candy was sold from May 2022 through March 2023 for about $2.50 in stores nationwide and online at The candy was imported from Turkey-based Cocco and distributed by KGR Distribution Corp. of New Jersey. The 2-ounce containers come in flavors including sour strawberry, sour tutti frutti and sour cola.

The announcement from the CPSC said it received a report of a 7-year-old girl who choked and died in New York in April 2023, after the container’s two-centimeter-wide rolling ball came loose and was lodged in her throat. The report was filed by a medical examiner after the girl was pronounced dead at a hospital. 

Families are warned to take this candy away from children and contact KGR for a refund through its website or email at [email protected]

Consumers can check out complaints about products, even ones that haven’t been recalled, at

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