Kellogg recalls four brands of cereal, including Apple Jacks and Froot Loops

Kellogg Co. voluntarily recalled certain packages of Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops and Honey Smacks cereals Friday due to a strange waxy-like taste and odor coming from the liner of the package.

The company said the likelihood for serious illness is low. However, those who eat these cereals may experience temporary nausea and diarrhea. According to a report citing a Kellogg spokeswoman more than 20 people complained about the smell and five reported experiencing nausea and vomiting.

The recalled cereals were distributed nationwide, Kellogg said. No other products were involved in the recall. Here's a list of the specific items the the company is asking consumers not to eat:

Apple Jacks:
  • UPC 3800039136 1: 17 ounce package with Better if Used Before Dates between April 10, 2011 and June 22, 2011
  • UPC 3800039132 3: 8.7 ounce packages with Better if Used Before Dates between June 3, 2011 and June 22, 2011
Corn Pops:
  • UPC 3800039109 5: 12.5 ounce packages with Better if Used Before Dates between March 26, 2011 and June 22, 2011
  • UPC 3800039111 8: 17.2 ounce packages with Better if Used Before Dates between March 26, 2011 and June 22, 2011
  • UPC 3800039116 3: 9.2 ounce packages with Better if Used Before Dates between April 5, 2011 and June 22, 2011
Froot Loops:
  • UPC 3800039118 7: 12.2 ounce packages with Better if Used Before Dates between March 26, 2011 and June 22, 2011
  • UPC 3800039120 0: 17 ounce packages with Better if Used Before Dates between March 26, 2011 and June 22, 2011
  • UPC 3800039125 5: 8.7 ounce packages with Better if Used Before Dates between March 26, 2011 and June 22, 2011
Honey Smacks:
  • UPC 3800039103 3: 15.3-ounce packages with Better if Used Before Dates between March 26, 2011 and June 22, 2011
The company encourages any consumers who have questions or who are seeking a replacement coupon to call the Kellogg Consumer Response Center at 888-801-4163 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern time.

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