Potentially bad news for you cereal lovers out there: Kellogg's is recalling certain boxes and batches of Special K Red Berries due to glass shards that may have ended up in the packaging during a production snafu. The Special K recall is voluntary and, according to the Kellogg's website, includes 11.2-ounce and 37-ounce packages, as well as 22.4-ounce twin packs.
Here are all the details you need to know:
Look for these dates, time stamps, and coding on your boxes:
• 11.2 ounce packages, UPC code 3800059923
- Better if Used Before Date of DEC 02 2013 followed by KNC 105 with a time stamp of 00:13-2:30
• 22.4 ounce packages, UPC code 3800078356
- Better if Used Before Date of NOV 30 2013 followed by KNA 105 with a time stamp of 07:00-08:51
- Better if Used Before Date of NOV 30 2013 followed by KNB 105 with a time stamp of 15:00-17:05
• 37 ounce packages, UPC code 3800020940
- Better if Used Before Date of NOV 30 2013 followed by KNB 107 with a time stamp of 17:31-20:05
If your box of Special K Red Berries is any size other than 11.2, 22.4, or 37 ounces, or has the letters KXA, KXB, or KXC following the Better if Used Before Date, it is NOT part of the recall.
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If you do have an infected box, you can call 1-800-962-1413 Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. eastern time or contact the brand via their website. Kellogg's will send you a reimbursement coupon.
So far, no injuries have been reported, but take a look in your pantry and make sure you don't pour yourself a bowl glassy Special K tomorrow morning. Safety first!
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