Kellogg recalls Eggo waffles amid listeria concerns

BATTLE CREEK, Michigan (USA TODAY) - - The Kellogg Company issued a voluntary recall Monday for 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles due to listeria concerns.

The company, which is based in Battle Creek, Mich., said there have been no reports of illness. The possible listeria contamination was discovered during routine testing, according to a company statement.

According to Kellogg, no other products are impacted by the recall, which covers 25 states where the product was distributed to customers and retailers.

Listeria monocytogenes is a bacteria spread through eating contaminated food and can cause causing serious infection and even death in children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems.

he affected waffles are the 10 count, 12.3 ounce containers of the product with expiration dates between Nov. 21 and Nov. 22, 2017.

Kellogg's is asking that consumers who purchased affected products to discard them and to contact the company for a refund. To do so, consumers can call 1-800-962-1413 or visit the company online at kelloggs.com/en_US/contact-us.html.

USA TODAY


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