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Cereal recall: Some Mini-Wheats recalled

Oct. 10, 2012 at 5:51 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Kellogg Co. is voluntarily recalling millions of boxes of its Mini-Wheats cereal for possible metal fragments.

Kellogg said Wednesday it was recalling its Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite-Size Original and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size cereals distributed nationwide to grocery stores and other retailers due to the possible presence of fragments of flexible metal mesh from a faulty manufacturing part.

Recalled products include only Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size with the letters KB, AP or FK before or after the Best If Used Before date.

Products impacted are Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original cereal:

-- UPC 3800031829 - 18-ounce carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB.

-- UPC 3800073444 - 18-ounce carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB

-- UPC 3800031834 - 24-ounce carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB.

-- UPC 3800046954 - 30-ounce carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB.

-- UPC 3800031921 - 70-ounce club store carton with Better if Used Before Dates APR 01 2013 KB - JUL 29 2013 KB.

-- UPC 3800004961 - single-serve bowl with Better if Used Before Dates between 04013 KB - 09213 KB.

-- UPC 3800021993 - single-serve carton with Better if Used Before Dates between AP 04013 - AP 09213 or FK 04013 - FK 09213.

Recalled Kellogg's Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size cereal:

-- UPC 3800021983 - single serve carton with Better if Used Before Dates between FK 04013 - FK 09213.

-- UPC 3800035982 -18-ounce carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB.

Consumers with the cereal listed or who have questions should contact Kellogg's using the contact feature on the website Kelloggs.com or call 1-800-962-1413 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

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