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Malt-O-Meal recalls two cereals

The Minneapolis-based company Malt-O-Meal is voluntarily recalling certain packages of unsweetened Puffed Rice and unsweetened Puff Wheat Cereals because they may be contaminated with salmonella, Minnesota Public Radio reported.

The recalled packages include those with “Best If Used By? dates from April 8 to March 18, 2009. They have been distributed under private labels including Acme, America’s Choice, Food Club, Giant, Hannaford, Jewel, Laura Lynn, Pathmark, Shaw’s, ShopRite, Tops and Weis Quality.

According to the company, there have been no reported illnesses.

The salmonella threat was discovered during an internal routine food safety testing in a product made on March 24.