Luck Charms Cereal: Lucky Charms, a product of the American food business General Mills, is reportedly making people sick across the country, according to a consumer complaint website.
After eating a bowl of the cereal, which is marketed as a breakfast item for youngsters, more than 100 customers across the country reported symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and more. On iwaspoisoned.com, a platform that tracks foodborne diseases, the reviews and complaints were posted.
Many people who love General Mills’ cereal have complained about getting sick after eating only one bowl. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, one customer ate the leprechaun mascot breakfast fare and has had gastrointestinal difficulties ever since.
WHAT IS LUCKY CHARMS CEREAL?
The General Mills food firm has been producing Lucky Charms since 1964. There are pieces of toasted oatmeal, as well as multicoloured marshmallows, in the cereal (or marshmallow bits). Lucky the Leprechaun, the label’s cartoon mascot, appears in ads. Product designer John Holahan came up with Lucky Charms in 1964.
Some Lucky Charms customers claim to have vomited after using the product:
According to Food Safety News, the website ‘iwaspoisoned.com’ is being swamped with complaints about Lucky Charms cereal causing vomiting, nausea, and diarrhoea. The website has reported on scores of these complaints.
Most statements were posted on Monday (4 April 2022), with one reporting that symptoms started within 20 minutes of intake.
Many people bought the cereal on St. Patrick’s Day and are still experiencing cramps, diarrhoea, and headaches because of it. The nausea was described as “worse than when I was pregnant” by one woman.
Below some tweets regarding the complaints of lucky charms: