ATLANTA – Kellogg’s is voluntarily recalling about 10,000 cases of Kellogg’s Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No other Eggo products are affected by this recall.
Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, elderly persons, or those with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer short-term symptoms including high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
The company has not received any reports of related illnesses as of this point, but is making the recall as a pre-emptive move as part of its commitment to the health and safety of its consumers.
The recalled products were distributed to retailers in 25 states, including Georgia, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
The package size is the 12.3 ounce 10-count box with a package UPC Code of 38000-40370 and a Best If Used By Date of Nov 21 2017 or Nov 22 2017
Consumers who purchased the product are asked to discard it and contact the company for a full refund. Consumers can call 1-800-962-1413, Monday through Friday, 9 am-to-6 pm, Eastern Time, or visit https://www.kelloggs.com/en_US/contact-us.html
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