Consumers today have enough to be concerned about as they shop for the best deals possible. When it comes to food, some look for the least expensive products to buy while others look for nutritional value. For those who like Kellogg’s Special K Red Berries cereal, it would be best to check the UPC code on the box before buying it and not because of what its’ nutritional value may be.
Kellogg has announced that it is recalling several lots of three sizes of the Special K Red Berries cereal due to the chance they may contain glass fragments. Last Friday, Kellogg stated on their website the recalling of several sizes of its’ Special K Red Berries cereal because of the concern they may contain glass fragments.
Kellogg’s Special K Red Berries Cereal Recall List:
*11.2 ounce packages, with a UPC Proof of Purchase Code: 38000 59923
- Better if Used Before: DEC 02 2013 KNC 105 00:13 through DEC 02 2013 KNC 105 02:30
*37.0 ounce packages with a UPC Proof of Purchase Code: 38000 20940
- Better if Used Before Date: NOV 30 2013 KNB 107 17:31 through NOV 30 2013 KNB 107 20:05
*22.4 ounce twin pack with a UPC Proof of Purchase Code: 38000 78356
- Better if Used Before Date: Nov 30 2013 KNA 105 07:00 through NOV 30 2013 KNA 105 08:51
- Better if Used Before Date: NOV 30 2013 KNB 105 15:00 through NOV 30 2013 KNB 105 17:05
Luckily, Kellogg has stated that the other sizes of these packages are not included in the recall. Also, the company said that none of their other products are involved in the recall process.
The company said it decided to take the side of caution in the recall because pieces of glass were found in a batch of one of the ingredients. As of Tuesday morning, no consumer injuries have been cited, according to the company.
Anyone who has purchased a cereal on the recall list can call the company and they will provide a coupon to use in replacing the cereal. Arrangements by Kellogg may also be made in sending the cereal back to them to be examined.
The number to the Kellogg’s consumer center is 800-962-1413. Another option is to go to their website and go to the “contact us” area.
This is not the first time Kellogg has issued a recall for one of it’s’ products nor are they the only company to do so this month. Nestle Prepared Foods were forced earlier this month to recall boxes of Lean Cuisine frozen ravioli because of concern of glass shards in their product.
As for Kellogg, they found themselves last year issuing a recall of Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size products. The company was concerned that flexible metal mesh fragments may have been in these products.
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