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Kellogg's recalls Mini-Wheats cereal due to possible metal fragments

Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size (left) and Unfrosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size (right) are shown in these photos from the Kellogg's website. (www.Kelloggs.com)
October 11, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Kellogg's recalled its Mini-Wheats cereals because there might be metal fragments in the box.

The recall covers Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size. They come in various package sizes.

The company says the chance of metal fragments making their way into the food is low. It's blaming the contamination on a faulty manufacturing part. No injuries have been reported.

Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original cereal recall:

  • 18-oz carton with Better if Used Before dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB - UPC 3800031829
  • 18-oz carton with Better if Used Before dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB - UPC 3800073444
  • 24-oz carton with Better if Used Before dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB - UPC 3800031834
  • 30-oz carton with Better if Used Before dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB - UPC 3800046954
  • 70-oz club store carton with Better if Used Before dates APR 01 2013 KB - JUL 29 2013 KB - UPC 3800031921
  • Single-serve bowl with Better if Used Before dates between 04013 KB - 09213 KB
  • Single-serve carton with Better if Used Before dates between AP 04013 - AP 09213 or FK 04013 - FK 09213

Kellogg's Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size cereal:

  • Single serve carton with Better if Used Before dates between FK 04013 - FK 09213 - UPC 3800021983
  • 18-oz carton with Better if Used Before Dates between APR 01 2013 KB - SEP 21 2013 KB - UPC 3800035982

Consumers with questions can call (800) 962-1413 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday or visit Kelloggs.com.


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