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Kellogg's Cereal Recall Highlights a New Concern: Chemicals Leaching from Food Packaging

Kellogg is recalling millions of boxes of children's cereal, but other packaging can leach potentially harmful chemicals too

12.07.2010 |The Daily Green, Dan Shapley




Kellogg is recalling as many as 28 million boxes of cereal because a chemical is leaching from the food packaging into the cereal. 

The Food and Drug Administration states the reason for the recall as "uncharacteristic off-flavor and smell coming from the liner in the package." Other sources call it a wax-like substance, and parents are being warned that it may cause diarrhea or vomiting, particularly in sensitive children (the recalled cereals – Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops and Honey Smacks – are sugary staples of the Kellogg line, marketed with cartoon characters primarily at children).

 To read the article visit  http://www.thedailygreen.com/healthy-eating/eat-safe/kellogg-cereal-recall-0628#ixzz0tZf4pu00



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