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Kellogg’s Cereal Recall: Reasons why it happened

You may remember a few weeks ago when we informed you about a recall for cereal makers Kellogg’s. We now have an update on that story to give you, as Kellogg’s has given further information on why the recall occurred in the first place.

As reported from Associated Press, Kellogg’s revealed that it was the ‘unusual’ amount of chemicals contained in the package liners of the four cereal products recalled, that was the key factor in announcing the recall a few weeks ago.

Consumers who complained about the cereals said that the taste was similar to that of metal or soap – Kellogg’s has now put that down to hydrocarbons and methyl naphthalene. Apparently, these chemicals are usually present in their packaging, but at much lower quantities than what was revealed in the examination.

If you are interested in reading more, you can check out the full article over at Associated Press. Let us know your thoughts on this. Were you affected by the recall or not?

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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