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General Mills Cheerios cereal is a drug, says FDA

Posted on May 14, 2009 in Health & Wellness

By Lorraine Heller, 13-May-2009 General Mills has been told to change the marketing of its popular Cheerios whole grain cereal, as the health claims it currently uses classify it as an unapproved drug. The food giant has until next week to inform the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of steps it intends to take to correct its product marketing, or it may be faced with an injunction or product seizure. In a warning letter sent last week, the regulatory agency said the cholesterol lowering claims made on Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal implied the product was intended to treat or...

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