Mexico seizes 380,000 boxes of Kellogg’s cereal

Mexico wants to improve children’s diets, so 380,000 boxes of cornflakes, Special K and other Kellogg’s cereals are seized, claiming to have cartoons on them

MEXICO CITY — Mexico has seized 380,000 boxes of cornflakes, Special K and other Kellogg’s cereals, claiming that the boxes had cartoon drawings in violation of recently enacted laws aimed at improving children’s diets.

Mexico’s consumer protection agency also said Friday that cereal boxes do not clearly state nutritional values ​​such as calories, fat, salt or sugar, or do not have appropriate warning signs indicating high levels of these ingredients.

Kellogg did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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