Kellogg Company Recalls Mini-Wheats Cereal

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Kellogg Company released a statement on Oct. 10 voluntarily recalling 2.8 million boxes of the cereal “due to the possible presence of fragments of flexible metal mesh from a faulty manufacturing part.” The recall includes only the Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size (Original) and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size varieties in sizes that range from single-serve bowls to 70-ounce cartons. Affected packages display the letters FK, KB or AP before or after the Best if Used Before dates, which span between April 1, 2013 and Sept. 21, 2013.

Individuals who desire a replacement for their Mini-Wheats should contact Kellogg’s consumer hotline at 800-962-1413, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST

You can also read the CBS News article on this story (with a YouTube link of someone running a rare earth magnet through a plate of the recalled cereal, and a fair amount of the product is picked up by the magnet) by clicking here.
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