Kellogg’s Voluntary Cereal Recall: FAQs

We recently reported that on June 25, 2010 Kellogg’s issued a voluntary recall on a few of their cereal products. This was due to consumers complaining of strange smells coming from the boxes – in some cases causing vomiting. As you would imagine the news that there is to be 28 million boxes of cereal recalled has got parents worried, so we thought we would give some information on FAQs.

The first question is what cereal products are affected by this latest recall? The answer is Kellogg’s Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Fruit Loops and Honey Smacks. More details and code dates can be found on the Kellogg’s website.

The next question most commonly asked is what should you do if you have a product affected by this recall. The easiest thing to do would be to call 888-801-4163 – this is the Kellogg Consumer Response Center.

The next question asks where the products were packaged and shipped; the answer is the United States. Those who have asked if the food is still safe for consumption are advised to not eat the cereal.

Some consumers have said that although their product is included in the recall they do not have any bad smell coming from the packaging. Kellogg’s still advises you to still not eat the cereal.

For these and more information on this recall visit Kellogg’s website


  • Cecelia

    I wonder what the smell is attributed to???

    • eleana benford

      Stop sabotage!!!!!!! don't be stupid…. that is not a joke. I love my cereal and you will never stop me having it.


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