Kellogg’s company recalled 28 million boxes of Corn Pops, Honey Smack, Froot Loops and Apple Jacks two weeks ago after some customers complained of an “off taste and smell” that caused “nausea and diarrhea”. Kellogg’s company has identified a chemical used in cereal box liners to be culprit. It appears that methylnaphthalene – which is a petroleum-based compound, leached out of cereal packaging and caused some people to feel sick. Methylnaphthalene – is still being tested in the oil industry to identify safety issues.
Read on about this recall at the Environmental Working Group’s site.
The Environmental Working Group is a consumer watch dog group that is a great resource for tips on healthier living
Dr. Jaspreet Mundeir, ND is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor practicing in the East Bay Area. She is the owner of East Bay Natural Medicine formerly Surat Naturopathic where she focuses on helping patients achieve their optimal health state using homeopathy, hydrotherapy, nutritional supplements, botanical medicine and bio-identical hormones.