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Food poisoning reports for Cheerios breakfast cereal started to trend in Q1 2022 . Iwaspoisoned now has reports of over 360 persons reported sick citing Cheerios. If you got sick after eating Cheerios we recommend consumers report it, and keep leftover product for testing. We will communicate procedures for testing to everyone who reports their case. 

Last updated: September 26, 2022

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I’m on a STRICT diet due to my gluten, dairy and egg intolerances among a plethora of other allergies. The ONLY thing I’ve changed, in months, was adding in ‘Honey Nut Cheerios’ as a snack. The next day I suddenly got nauseous, chills, stomach aches, and rectal... See More pain then diarrhea. I kept eating the Cheerios to make sure it wasn’t something else. By day 4 I had to stop. Once I’ve stopped my stomach and bowel movements are slowly going back to normal. General Mills claims it’s gluten free… but there is no “certified gluten free” certification logo on the box. So I don’t know how accurate that labeling really is. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Chills, Stomach Pain See Less
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I just finished receiving chemo and had neon poop and nausea and vomiting. My dr said there’s no way my meds would do that and then I saw the honey nut cheerios/lucky charms stories. That’s gotta be what it is. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Green Stool See Less
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Stomach pains and diarrhea for two days.. only thing I’ve consistently eaten that no one else has is Cheerios. Looks like lots of others are reporting the same. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Stomach Pain See Less
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Bought a family sized box of Cheerios Oat Crunch Almond last week. On Monday, I ate a bowlful with regular milk (fresh milk, just purchased). About two hours later, severe stomach cramps, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea all day. I don't eat cereal often because of the sugar content,... See More so I didn't eat anymore of the cereal for a few days. Until today. Within an hour or so, the diarrhea, nausea, and dizziness returned. Today is Sept. 23, 2022. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Cramps, Dizziness See Less
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I have been eating honey nut Cheerios and EVERY time I eat a bowl of it I am then dealing with diarrhea and concerns of it I am going to be able to make it through a meeting or classes that I have because of the fact... See More that I am having such a reaction. I am honestly frustrated by this experience because I have never had this problem until now. | Symptoms: Diarrhea See Less
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Purchased a mega sized box of honey nut cheerios ate 1 bowl and had severe cramping and diarrhea. Thought it was the milk or something else I ate that day. Had a second bowl a couple days later and experienced the exact same symptoms. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea See Less
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I ate a large bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios, the only food I'd had that day, and within an hour or two was vomiting and experiencing severe diarrhea. I had been fine eating Cheerios previously, but had just opened a new Family Sized box to pour this bowl. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less
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Honey Nut Cheerios. 9/11/22 and 8/31/22. Extreme cramping, nausea, diarrhea. Onset ~4 hours after consuming, lasting 6-10 hours. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Cramps See Less
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Ate bowl of Cheerios with milk on Thursday morning. About hour n half later had vomiting n diarrhea. Thought at the time it was the organic milk I used.
Had a bowl of Cheerios on Saturday morning, no milk and about 2 hours later had diarrhea and... See More bad stomach pain.
Don’t eat Cheerios unless you want to be sick! | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain
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anonymous6983
sure it wasnt the milk?
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I just came home from work and decided to have a bowl of cheerios, and after eating 4 spoons I threw up everything. My stomach is not feeling ok | Symptoms: Vomiting See Less
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