Published: Monday, September 19, 2016 @ 9:20 PM
Updated: Monday, September 19, 2016 @ 9:20 PM
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg's is recalling about 10,000 cases of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles due to a possible listeria contamination, according to a notice on the Eggo website.
The recalled waffles were sold in 25 states, including Georgia, Massachusetts, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Recalled products come in a 10 count box, have the UPC code 280040370 and a best if used by date of Nov. 21, 2017 or Nov. 22, 2017.
"The recall is a result of routine tests that the company conducts which identified the potential for contamination," the notice said. "As soon as the company learned of a potential concern, it moved quickly to identify any foods that might be impacted and resolve the issue."
Listeria can cause severe illness, including fever, headaches, stiffness, nausea and abdominal pain. It is most dangerous for young children, the elderly and pregnant women.
There have been no reports of illness to date.
Affected customers are asked to discard the product and contact the company or a full refund by calling 1-800-962-1413, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Eastern Time or by going to Kelloggs.com for more contact information.
No other Eggo products are affected.