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Beware of Glass in your Morning Cereal: Kellogg Issues a Recall

Update Date: Feb 20, 2013 02:50 PM EST
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Kellogg Company issues a recall on certain cereal boxes due to possible contamination of glass fragments. (Photo : Flickr)

Kellogg Company issued a voluntary recall of some of its Special K Red Berries cereal boxes due to possible contamination of glass fragments. The company's official recall statement informs the public to check their packages to see if any of them match the codes provided by the company. 

These codes include:

The 11.2 ounce boxes with a UPC Code of 38000 59923 and expiration dates between December 02 2013 KNC 105 00:13 through December 02 2013 KNC 105 02:30.

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The 22.4 ounce twin packages with a UPC Code of 38000 78356 and expiration date of November 30 2013 for the numbers between KNA 105 07:00 to KNA 105 08:51, and KNB 105 15:00 to KNB 105 17:05. 

The 37 ounce packages with a UPC Code of 38000 20940 and expiration dates between November 30 2013 KNB 107 17:31 to November 30 2013 KNB 107 20:05.

Kellogg has expressed its concerns over this incident and asks people not to consume cereal from these boxes at all costs. Consumers with these boxes should contact Kellogg for a replacement coupon.

The company states: "At Kellogg, or number one priority is the quality and safety of our foods. All of our processes will be thoroughly reviewed and appropriate actions will be taken to help prevent this situation from happening in the future."

Kellogg has not explained how glass fragments might have found their way into these cereal boxes, nor has the company explained who made the discovery of these glass fragments, but fortunately, there have not been any reported injuries. 

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