Kellogg’s Company Issues $30M Cereal Recall


Adelle Platon | October 12, 2012 - 1:18 pm

This may be the one case where skipping on your Wheaties for breakfast is a good thing. Cereal god Kellogg’s issued a $30M recall after finding pieces of meshed metal in its Frosted Mini Wheats products. About 2.8 million boxes of Frosted Mini-Wheats, Bite-Size Original Mini-Wheats, and Frosted Bite-Size Mini-Wheats cereal are being yanked from shelves, the Wall Street Journal reports. The company made the announcement through the FDA that a faulty manufacturing part is to blame for the recall. This isn’t the first time Kellogg’s caused a hot mess — in 2010, a kink in equipment caused a packaging problem and its cereal to have a strange color and order. Now check your pantry if your Wheaties are subject to recall according to the details, courtesy of Yahoo! News, below: Your faulty Mini-Wheats will have the letters KB, AP or FK before or after the “Best if Used Before” date. For Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite-Size Original cereal, there are seven Universal Product Codes to look out for: 3800031829; 3800073444; 3800031834; 3800046954; 3800031921; 3800004961; and 3800021993. (The last two UPC codes on the list pertain to single serving size containers.) Recalled Unfrosted Bite-Size Mini-Wheats bear the UPC 3800021983 or. 3800035982. No injuries have been reported thus far. Peep the Newsy scoop below.

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