Kellogg's Cereal Recalls Special K Berries for Broken Glass

First Posted: Feb 20, 2013 04:45 PM EST

Cereal is one of the breakfast friendly foods that can replace lunch and dinner, or snack time. All you need do is add milk. Unfortunately, for any Kellogg's lovers out there, the company is recalling some packages of the sweet sugary stuff.

According to recent reports, Kellogg's is voluntarily recalling some packages of its Special K Red Berries cereal because the boxes might actually contain fragments of broken glass? Not quite the toy you were hoping for miniaturely packaged into crunchy goodness.

The recall covers 11.2-ounce, 22.4-ounce and 37-ounce boxes of Special K Red Berries, which may be carrying the glass.

"Please check any packages you have in your home and if your package matches the following criteria, please do not eat the product and contact us for a replacement coupon," the alert said according to the Los Angeles Times. "We may also make arrangements to retrieve the product for further evaluation."

Since October, Kellogg's has recalled certain variety packs of Mini-Wheat cereals because of fragments of metal mesh from a manufacturing part.

That recall affected an estimated 282,000 boxes and cost the company $20 million to $30 million, reported Yahoo! News.

Kellogg's did not say how many boxes of Special K Red Berries are affected. There have been no reports of injuries associated with the recalled cereal, the company said.

"All of our processes will be thoroughly reviewed and appropriate actions will be taken to help prevent this situation from happening in the future," Kellogg's said in a statement.

Replacement coupons for recalled cereal are available at Kellogg's website or by calling (800) 962-1413.

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