At its Augusta, GA factory, Kellogg makes many of its baked products — including Keebler, Famous Amos and Murray cookies, as well as Kashi and Mother’s brand products.

The plant was also growing Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that can cause serious  illness and sometimes death.

That was in February, when the U.S. Food and Drug…

The Senate recently updated its lobbying disclosure database with second quarter spending information.  The documents available through the database reveal which organizations are spending what–and where their money is focused.

The Senate Website is set up so that you can easily search for companies lobbying on behalf of a particular subject like food safety.  Anyone …

House lawmakers are pressing Kellogg’s Co. for more information on the company’s recent 28 million box recall of Corn Pops, Honey Smacks, Fruit Loops, and Apple Jacks cereals.

corn-pops-featured.jpgRep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Bart Stupak (D-MI), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, sent a letter …

An aromatic hydrocarbon called methylnaphthalene is present the substance giving off the unpleasant odor in the packaging of some recalled Kellogg’s cereals.

The Battle Creek, MI-based company recalled some 28 million boxes of Froot Loops, Honey Smacks, Apple Jacks, and Corn Pops on June 28 for an “off flavor and smell” from the packaging.

froot-loops-featured.jpgOn …

Some of its most popular breakfast cereals have flunked Kellogg’s taste and smell tests, prompting it to voluntarily issue a recall of up to 28 million boxes of the involved brands.  

The Battle Creek, MI-based cereal company said it has been working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on “an uncharacteristic off-flavor and …

Sometimes you just want to put a problem behind you, but it just sticks around like duct tape.

A new “Warning Letter” from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to the Kellogg’s Company raises questions about whether the Listeria problem at its Atlanta Eggo plant is truly resolved.

On a routine inspection of the Kellogg’s …

What was Kellogg’s thinking?  That is the question one has to ask in reading this week’s enforcement report from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

One must ask that question after learning just how much peanut butter and/or peanut paste the Battle Creek food giant purchased out of a tilt-up steel building in Blakely, …

The world giant Kellogg Company is downplaying the role of a summer food safety-related recall in a current shortage of one of its more popular products.

Closures of Kellogg’s Eggo waffle plant in Atlanta have resulted in a nationwide shortage of the frozen breakfast food, leaving some parents scrambling for breakfast ideas for their kids. …