Profeco: immobilizes Kellogg's products for non-compliance with labeling

Mexico City.- various products of Kellogg’s, including cereals, were immobilized by the Profeco and the Cofepris.

According to both federal agencies, more than 380 thousand pieces of products Kellogg’s were immobilized for breaching the Mexican Official Food Labeling Standard (NOM-051).

It was reported that in a first action in 75 points of sale they managed to immobilize 9 thousand 82 pieces and in a second part they seized 371 thousand 67 pieces in the distribution center of El Marqués, Querétaro.

Kellogg’s cereal immobilized

Among the products that were immobilized are Corn Flakes, Kellogg’s granulated breading, Rice Krispies puffed rice cereal and Special K Original, Equilibrio (vanilla), Antioxidants (red fruits) and Energy (chocolate flavor) cereals. .

Profeco Y Cofepris They pointed out that the products present irregularities in their packaging, such as omitting stamps of excess calories or added sugars.

“And present legends or interactive images on products with warning seals. The national regulation requires that nutritional information be declared in clear, visible, indelible characters and in contrasting colors,” they indicated.

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