Wednesday Cereal Bits
Just a few interesting, cereal-related news items, like so many marshmallows in a sea of non-lucky-charm Lucky Charms cereal pieces…
- Kellogg’s Pays Up for False Claims on Rice Krispies — Kellogg’s settles with the FTC for $10.5 million over false claims of health benefits from Rice Krispies and Frosted Mini Wheats. [Slashfood]
- Kissimmee man finds bugs in his Raisin Bran — A man eats two bowls of Raisin Bran before discovering the box is full of spiders and spiderwebs, then exchanges it for a second box—with even more webs! (With pictures!) [WBDO]
- Mr. Quaker’s World — Bizarre story of an actor who portrayed the Quaker Oats mascot on goodwill lectures for the company in the 1950s. [Ohio.com]
- Total Blueberry Pomegranate cereal from General Mills contains no blueberries and no pomegranates — “While the cereal contains no actual blueberries or pomegranates, it does contain eight different sweeteners: Sugar, Corn Syrup, Barley Malt Extract, Brown Sugar Syrup, Malt Syrup, Sucralose, Molasses and Honey.” [NaturalNews.com]
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