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Kellogg Recalls Batch of Pop Tarts

December 6, 2002

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) _ Kellogg Co. announced Friday it is recalling 730,000 boxes of Pop-Tarts, warning that the breakfast pastries contain eggs that aren’t listed among the ingredients.

People allergic or severely sensitive to eggs run the risk of serious, possibly life-threatening reactions if they consume the Pop-Tarts, Battle Creek-based Kellogg said in a news release. No problems had been reported.

The recall applies only to eight-count, 14-ounce packages of Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon bearing a UPC code of 38000 31110 and a carton code of K-3111D.

The packages were distributed throughout the United States and the Caribbean.

Consumers who purchased the recalled Pop-Tarts can telephone Kellogg Consumer Affairs toll-free at (877) 877-4494 for further information and instruction.

Affected packages also have one of the following ``Better if used before″ dates:

_ SEP 23 03 CT

_ OCT 27 03 CP

_ OCT 28 03 CP

_ NOV 06 03 CT

_ NOV 07 03 CT

_ NOV 08 03 CT

_ NOV 23 03 CP

_ NOV 24 03 CP

_ NOV 25 03 CP

_ NOV 26 03 CP

_ NOV 27 03 CP


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