Glass Found in Special K Cereal: Don’t Eat the Broken Glass

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Kellogg's is recalling another product for having glass fragments. Photo by: Kellogg

Kellogg’s is recalling Special K Red Berries for having glass fragments. Photo by: Kellogg

Watch out – when you pour your morning bowl of Special K Red Berries, you could get a surprise. No, it’s not a toy in the cereal box, but there may be glass fragments. So before you reach for your box of Special K, check out the information listed below.

Special K: Recalled Products

According to the Kellogg’s company, there are three different box sizes of the ‘Red Berries’ style cereal that they are recalling. Check the size of the box, the UPC code and the ‘better if used before’ date. The following sizes are being recalled:

  • The 11.2 ounce boxes with the UPC Code 38000 59923. The ‘Better if Used Before’ date is: DEC 02 2013 KNC 105 00:13 through DEC 02 2013 KNC 105 02:30 on these boxes of Special K cereal.
  • The 22.4-ounce twin pack with the UPC Code 38000 78356. The ‘Better if Used Before’ dates are: NOV 30 2013 KNA 105 07:00 to NOV 30 2013 KNA 105 08:51 or NOV 30 2013 KNB 105 15:00 to NOV 30 KNB 105 17:05 on these boxes of Special K cereal.
  • The 37-ounce package with the UPC Code 38000 2094. The ‘

    Better if Used Before’ date is:  NOV 30 2013 KNB 107 17:31 to NOV 30 2013 KNB 107 20:05 on these boxes of Special K cereal.

A bit confused? According to Kellogg’s, if your box is any other size than the 11.2, 22.4 or 37 ounce boxes, then it is not affected.

You Found a Recalled Box of Special K: Now What?

Well, what ever you do, don’t eat it! You can call the manufacturer at 800-962-1413 Monday – Friday from 8AM – 6PM Eastern Time and they will send you a replacement coupon. They may also make arrangements for you to send them the package of cereal so that they can inspect it, so don’t throw it away just yet.

According to CBS News, there haven’t been any reports of injuries, and no other Kellogg’s products have been recalled at this time. So far, no word on how the glass fragments got in the cereal in the first place. However, this isn’t the first time glass fragments have been found in food.

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