Kellogg’s recalls some Special K cereals for possible glass fragments

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Kellogg’s recalled some of its Special K cereals because glass fragments could be in the cereal.

Special K Red Berries in 11.2, 22.4 and 37-ounce packages are included in the recall.  Other sizes and other flavors are not affected by the recall notice.

The recall was issued Tuesday, February19, 2013.  No injuries had been reported in connection with the possible glass fragments in the cereal.

If you have a package which matches the information listed below, company officials said you should contact the company for a coupon good for a replacement box of cereal.

“We may also make arrangements to retrieve the product for further evaluation,” according to a statement on the Kellogg’s website.

These boxes of Special K Red Berries are included in the recall:

11.2-ounce package
– UPC Code 38000 59923
– Better if Used Before: DEC 02 2013 KNC 105 00:13 through DEC 02 2013 KNC 105 02:30

22.4-ounce twin pack
– UPC Code 38000 78356
– Better if Used Before:
– NOV 30 2013 KNA 105 07:00 to NOV 30 2013 KNA 105 08:51
– NOV 30 2013 KNB 105 15:00 to NOV 30 KNB 105 17:05

37-ounce package
– UPC Code 38000 20940
– Better if Used Before:  NOV 30 2013 KNB 107 17:31 to NOV 30 2013 KNB 107 20:05

If your package is any size other than 11.2, 22.4 or 37 ounces, it is not part of this recall.  If your package has the letters KXA, KXB, or KXC following the Better if Used Before Date, it is not part of this recall.

Customers who have the recalled product can contact Kellogg’s Consumer Affairs online – click here – or by phone at 1-800-962-1413 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

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