The company received at least one complaint of a child receiving an irritation on his tongue.
“We have received reports of irritation to childrens’ mouths after eating Sour Worx candy,” the company told TLS. “This matter is currently being investigated.”
Paskesz said the Sour Worx contains citric acid, and when consumed excessively citric acid may cause mouth irritation.
“Since the safety of our children is of paramount concern to Paskesz, we are voluntarily taking the precaution of temporarily suspending distribution of Sour Worx,” the company told TLS.
“We ask our customers to take Sour Worx off the shelves pending completion of our investigation.”
“As always, the aim of Paskesz Candy is to serve the kosher consumer with high quality products,” they said.