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The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced hundreds of reports of gastrointestinal illnesses linked to boxes of General Mills Lucky Charms cereal.

On Monday, the FDA announced an investigation into reports that Lucky Charms cereal is contaminated with bacteria or fungus that causes gastrointestinal problems.

Reported symptoms include stomach cramps, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting after consuming the sugary marshmallow and oats cereal.

Over 3,000 reports of gastrointestinal issues were made to consumer website iwaspoisoned.com since 2021.

General Mills denies the sweet cereal is the source of the reported diarrhea outbreaks. The company said it is unable to find a link to the reports in their factories where the cereal is made.

Reports are also coming in from Europe where the cereal is sold under the Lucky Charms brand.

So far, General Mills is not issuing recalls of the popular cereal or offering refunds at the site of purchase.

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The "woke" cancel culture has come for the Black chef on the box of Cream of Wheat porridge mix.

B&G Foods, which owns Cream of Wheat, announced it will remove the iconic image of the Black chef from its packaging because the image of a Black chef is "racially insensitive".

The company became the latest "woke" corporation to drop a popular Black brand logo that they claim was stigmatized as a "racial stereotype" after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May.

B&G Foods issued a statement explaining its decision.

"For years, the image of an African-American chef appeared on our Cream of Wheat packaging. While research indicates the image may be based upon an actual Chicago chef named Frank White, it reminds some consumers of earlier depictions they find offensive."

But some Blacks accuse corporations of intentionally using the civil unrest in the U.S. to remove the iconic images of Black people from their packaging.

Soon there will be no more iconic Black images left in advertising. And some Black activists believe that's by design.

Cheerios Stands by Biracial TV Commercial

General Mills drew attention to hundreds of ignorant comments under its Cheerios TV ad featuring a biracial family by disabling the comment section on YouTube.com.

This isn't the first time that a biracial couple has been featured in national television ads -- and it won't be the last time. In fact, 90% of black children featured in television ads today are actually biracial or mixed. So what's the big deal, you ask?

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