Kellogg recalling nutri-grain whole wheat Eggos amid listeria fears

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(NEWS10) – L’eggo that Eggo

About 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutrigrain whole wheat waffles are part of a 25 state recall.

Kellogg Company says the waffles could be contaminated with listeria.The recalled waffles are available in 10-count packs with “best if used by” dates of November 21 and 22, 2017.

There have not been any reports of illness but Kellogg is asking consumers to throw away the affected products. No other Eggo products are impacted by this recall.

Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

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Recalled product was distributed to customers and retailers in 25 states (CO, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, VA, VT, WI, WY). The affected product is:

Kellogg’s® Eggo® Nutri-Grain® Whole Wheat Waffles (see photo below)

  • Package Size: 10 Box Count (12.3 oz)
  • Package UPC Code: 38000 40370
  • With Best If Used By Date of: NOV 21 17 or NOV 22 17

The date code can be found on the side of the package.

The recall is a result of routine tests that the company conducts which identified the potential for contamination. As soon as the company learned of a potential concern, it moved quickly to identify any foods that might be impacted and resolve the issue.

Kellogg is asking that people who purchased affected product discard it and contact the company for a full refund. Consumers can call 1-800-962-1413, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET or by visitinghttps://www.kelloggs.com/en_US/contact-us.html

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