Kellogg’s Chocolate Corn Flakes recall over choking danger | EUROtoday

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Kellogg’s is recalling bins of its chocolate cornflakes following complaints of laborious lumps within the cereal which might create a choking hazard.

The breakfast model voluntarily requested shoppers who had purchased packs to eliminate them “as a precaution” after the problem was found.

Kellanova, the corporate which manufactures the cereal, mentioned the laborious lumps “do not break down when eaten with milk” and will additionally doubtlessly injury tooth.

The Food Standards Agency mentioned this made the product “unsafe to eat”.

Kellanova harassed that it believed solely a “small proportion” of bins might include the lumps and that there was “minimal risk” to shoppers.

It mentioned that the affected packs had been on sale since January – when the chocolate model was first launched – in Tesco, Londis, Budgens and Booker shops.

A spokesperson for Kellanova mentioned: “Clusters of cereal forming during production can be a normal occurrence and these usually break up when eaten or placed in milk.

“But, after we noticed that tough lumps of cereal had been forming in a really small quantity of our new Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Chocolate Flavour cereal, we took the choice to recall all product.

“It’s important to say that the risk of injury from these hard lumps of chocolate cereal is minimal but we’re not willing to compromise on quality or safety.”

Consumers who personal have purchased 450g bins with finest earlier than dates starting from 6 December 2024 to twenty-eight April 2025 have been urged to throw them away and make contact with the model for a full refund.

Kellanova mentioned that different Kellogg’s Corn Flakes varieties it produces had been unaffected by the problem.