Recall of Cocco’s Candy Rolling Candy spurred by choking death

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The candy’s rolling ball can dislodge from the product into a child’s mouth

KGR Distribution of Passaic, N.J., is recalling of about 145,800 Cocco Candy Rolling Candies in various flavors.

The candy’s rolling ball can dislodge and become trapped in a child’s throat, posing a fatal choking risk.

There has been one report of a 7-year-old girl who choked and died in New York in April 2023, after the rolling ball dislodged and became trapped in her throat.

This recall involves Cocco Candy’s Rolling Candy consisting of 2 fluid ounces in various flavors including sour strawberry, sour tutti frutti, and sour cola.

A list of the recalled products with their barcodes may be found here.

The candy, manufactured in Turkey, was sold at stores nationwide and online at from May 2022, through March 2023, for about $2.50.

What to do

Consumers should stop using the recalled rolling candy immediately, take it away from children and contact KGR Distribution Corp. for a refund.

Consumers may contact KGR at (888) 802-8823 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at for more information.

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