Kellogg, Others Face Carcinogenic Cereal Claims

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT) -- General Mills Inc., Kellogg USA Inc. and Post Foods LLC were accused in California state court Tuesday of failing to warn consumers about the presence of a carcinogenic chemical in dozens of their popular breakfast cereals like Cheerios and Frosted Flakes.

Products like Wheaties, Lucky Charms, Frosted Flakes and various flavors of Cheerios contain acrylamide, which is on a state list of chemicals that cause cancer or reproductive toxicity, the suit claims. California's Proposition 65 requires the cereal manufacturers to provide a clear message on the...
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