Kellogg’s has issued a voluntary recall of its Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size products because these food items may contain metal fragments. According to the United States Food and Drug Administration, the recall is “due to the possible presence of fragments of flexible metal mesh from a faulty manufacturing part.” Kellogg said the likelihood of metal in the cereal is “low” and added “we understand and apologize for your concern.” Kellogg has also stated that it has not yet received any reports of injuries due to metal pieces found in its cereal.
This recall affects products with the letters KB, AP, or FK before or after the Best If Used Before date on the cereal container. The affected containers range in size from single-serve bowls to the 70 ounce carton. The use by dates on these cereal boxes range from April 1, 2013 to September 21, 2013.If you intend to purchase Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size or Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size products, you should check the box to make sure it is not potentially contaminated.