REPORT IT NOW
My symptoms are:
Please select at least one of the symptoms
Please select at least one of the symptoms
Please select at least one of the symptoms

Please fill out what made you sick
Please fill in where you bought it
Did you also eat (in the last 5 days):
Get alerts for your case
Provide a contact email
The email field is required
Without your contact information it's not possible to follow up on your complaint. Please provide your email. THANK YOU Thank you 🙂
Please accept our Terms & Conditions
Protect friends & family
Provide a contact phone number
This makes it easier to follow up - especially if there is some urgency e.g. in a public health investigation. THANK YOU 👍
Add video or photo!
We Recommend video or photos of:
    Add Photo/Video
    Email or SMS a copy of report
    Enter below to get emailed or SMS a copy of your report
    Please provide email or phone
    Please provide email or phone
    Thanks for your report.
    Get location based notifications
    IMPORTANT

    Your report is queued - it may take up to 12 hours for your report to be processed.

    Report by
    Loading...
    Please provide location
    Please provide location
    Please provide report title
    Please provide details
    Please accept our Terms & Conditions
    Get alerts and updates for your case! Your contact information is not shown on the website.

    This information is not shown on the website. We can notify you of updates, and may contact you for more information to help resolve or follow up on your issue.

    or
    Please provide email or phone
    Thank you for your report!

    IMPORTANT - YOUR REPORT IS QUEUED - IT MAY TAKE UP TO 12 HOURS FOR YOUR REPORT TO SHOW ON OUR HOME PAGE (IF NOT OPTED AS PRIVATE)

    Visit our learn pages for more helpful information or, email us: support@iwaspoisoned.com

    Goodbye! and best wishes in your recovery

    Product: Cocoa Puffs

    Updated: June 5, 2022 6:21 PM
    I know that there have been a lot of recent reports of illnesses from boxes of Cocoa Puffs and Lucky Charms, however, these cereals have made me sick after eating them for the past couple of years which is why I don't eat them so much anymore.... See More Thinking it would be a good pick-me-up in the morning with my busy schedule, I recently bought two packs of cereal bars- one of Cocoa Puffs and one Lucky Charms- a couple of weeks ago, from a local grocery store, and once again, every time I eat them, I feel incredibly sick. I start feeling extremely nauseous and dizzy, and I also experience heart palpitations and near fainting spells to the point where I need to lie down because standing makes me feel worse.

    While this may very well be an indicator of a condition that I may have that I don't know about (I will definitely make an appointment with my doctor in regards to this because I'm almost sure that the cereal is not the only culprit to blame), I do feel that all sugary cereals that are marketed to children and other popularly consumed foods need to be investigated due to the mere fact that these cereals contain very high levels of sugar and other ingredients that may not be fit for human consumption. (For example, many cereals contain Trisodium Phosphate (TSP)- also a common ingredient in fast food and other processed foods- and while it is considered a food additive that is safe for consumption in small amounts, over time this can be considered to be incredibly dangerous to consume and is linked to conditions such as kidney damage, and other conditions that the public should be more informed about. For a source on this, please see: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

    Disclaimer: I am not a medical expert nor doctor, and I am not a healthcare professional whatsoever. The views and opinions that I have expressed here are also nonjudgmental and should not be taken as medical advice, and if anyone is having medical issues resulting from ingesting food, that is something that should be addressed with your doctor. The link posted above is also from a government website, so I am not posting any misinformation nor am I intending to. I am just a normal person with serious concerns as to what kind of ingredients are deemed acceptable and safe for human consumption by the federal agencies that regulate them, and I sincerely hope that a closer look will be taken into what is added to the foods that we and our children consume on a daily basis so that safer alternatives can be considered. | Symptoms: Nausea, Dizziness
    See Less
    57


    Cocoa Puffs  Not really, It happened This past Saturday night I ate Cocoa Puffs for supper!! Had diarrhea for the next 2 days, as well as body chills. | Symptoms: Nausea, Chills See Less
    831


    i ate cocoa puffs around 5pm yesterday and felt sick immediately. The naseau and stomach pain was the worse. At first i thought maybe it was constipation and took a laxative but that only made it worse. Now i have been throwing up for hours even just... See More water. i can’t keep anything done. i will soon be going to the ER or urgent care if symptoms do not get better. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain, Constipation See Less
    9.0K


    My daughter eats Cocoa Puffs on Sunday, and the past few Sundays she felt immediately bad after eating it. First we thought it was milk, then sugary breakfast. We have been gradually taking milk and other thing out and today gave her Cocoa Puffs. She felt bad... See More immediately after. We are confident there is something wrong with this cereal and got rid of it. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less
    1.8K


    On June 8th, 2022 I received an Instacart order from here which included Lucky Charms. At the time there was a BOGO and the first box of cereal we opened was Cocoa Puffs. A little over a month later is when I started to consume the box... See More of Lucky Charms. I was approximately 36-37 weeks pregnant. I became very sick (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, increased heart rate). I started having contractions due to this and went to the hospital where I was hospitalized for approximately 3 days and 2 nights. Doctors and myself really couldn’t guess what could have caused it so they called it a stomach flu. Now that I’m reading about other people who have gotten sick from eating Lucky Charms, it would make sense to say that could have caused me my illness. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Fever See Less
    628


    Wasn’t sure at first until I read an article about General Mills Lucky Charms. I didn’t have lucky charms, but one bowl of Cocoa Puffs last night, which is also made by General Mills. It happened Today  | Symptoms: Vomiting See Less
    79


    April 2 2022
    I eat lucky charms 30 min later I get a massive migraine to the point where I am to weak to even stand.. it feels like my skull is cracking open & my brain is oozing out that's how bad of a migraine
    I... See More tried it next Day it happens again..
    Other cereal cocoa puffs & cookie crisp is fine no problem no issues


    04/18 Update: I can't even stand & my skull feels like my brains are oozing out | Symptoms: Something else, Migraine
    See Less
    204


    New Cocoa Puffs makes my stomach hurt!
    I've never had this problem with the old version, but the new cocoa puffs not only look and taste repulsive (and they've became smaller too) but they give me stomach aches for hours most times when I eat them! Today... See More I have a bit of an upset stomach, but I didn't consume as many since I ran out.
    Some of the newer cocoa puffs have weird black gunk things attached to them too! And I can tell those black spot things are likely not safe to consume..
    I've been having this problem for a long time. Not specific to any store, but in Sherburne County in Minnesota. This problem I've been having more with the brand than a store. | Symptoms: Stomach Pain
    See Less
    204


    LY
    anonymous4532
    Is Cocoa Puffs made by General Mills ? Lucky charms and Cheerios are causing major stomach issues for people currently ?
    Reply 7 months ago
    Terrible diarrhea after eating Cocoa Puffs. I have eaten this cereal in the past, no problem. This morning I ate it and diarrhea all day afterward. | Symptoms: Diarrhea See Less
    1.6K


    Last 30 days