Lucky Charms Food Poisoning

Lucky Charms Food Poisoning

Starting in late 2021 Lucky Charms food poisoning reports started to trend on iwaspoisoned.com. Now there are reports of over 7,300 sick. and the FDA has initiated an investigation.  We recommend anyone who fell ill after eating Lucky Charms, to report it, and to keep left over product for testing. We will communicate procedures for testing to everyone  who reports their case. 

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Lucky charms cereal, Yuba City, CA, USA

1 day ago reported by user-rjnwk368

I ate two large bowls of Lucky Charms cereal before bed last night (about 4 cups of cereal in total). And got up about 5 hours later with major cramping, diarrhea and heartburn. Output was green. Cramping and mushy stooling still occuring 12 hours later. This is … See More
not the first time the Lucky Charms illness has struck. I’ve been suspicious of the cereal’s association to this affect in the past but didn’t feel certain until of the connection until today. I usually eat two bowls of cereal but my primary gotos are FrostedFlakes and FrostedMiniWheats. I eat the lucky charms from my kids’ supply when I don’t have my gotos available. My kids are little and only eat smaller portions. I’m done buying this stuff for them—something is up with the cereal’s ingredients. Why are they putting in something that causes this sort of GI response? #LuckyCharms  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Heartburn
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#luckycharms #yubacity #california #us #luckycharms #cereal

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Lucky Charms, Fredericksburg, VA, USA

2 days ago reported by user-xxjv9357

Ate some lucky charms for breakfast, about 2 hours later stomach cramps started, in and out of the bathroom every 30 minutes, couldn't keep any other food inside without having to rush to the bathroom. Thought maybe it was something else at first, until I'd had a … See More
bowl at night before bed, woke up 6am with the worst cramps I'd ever had, another day spent in and out of the bathroom, ended up having to burn a sick day from work because of it  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Cramps
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#luckycharms #fredericksburg #virginia #us #bowl #luckycharms

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Lucky Charms, Colorado Springs, CO, USA

2 weeks ago reported by user-jytq3497

Suspected food poisoning. Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Chills
Suspected source: Lucky charms
Onset: 4 to 12 hours
Duration: Less than 4 hours
Sick: Me
Additional information: The last 3 times I've eaten lucky charms, I get severe stomach cramps, diarrhea, sweating. All within about 8hrs … See More
of eating it. The last time I tried it without milk because I thought maybe it was milk doing it. But I still got ill even eating it dry.  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Chills, Sweating
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#luckycharms #coloradosprings #colorado #us #luckycharms #cereal

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user-ntfx4469

I'm not sick right now but I'm not planning to be sick not for another year so gotta remind myself don't eat Lucy charms so far I have had 3 stomach aches and there from eating way to much sugar but I know it's not from this cereal because I don't eat it hardly ever.

I haven't ben sick in 13 months and now I know why to avoid lucky charms. You can just tell from the box that there crap. I hope you get better.

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Sam's Club, Centre Boulevard, Lansing, MI, USA

2 weeks ago reported by user-fjvjm513

I have been eating Lucky Charms for years and sometimes that is the only food I will eat and it is making me sick. I have switched to other morning cereals and I am no longer getting sick.. I have been eating Lucky Charms since I was … See More
a little girl. My husband realized that everytime I ate the cereal I would get sick for a while after with diarrhea and cramps so I stop eating them and was fine.  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting
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#generalmills #samsclub #luckycharms #lansing #michigan #us #luckycharms

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user-kkjjr467

Could it have actually been the milk

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user-ntfx4469

no it's the colors.

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After eating two bowls of Lucky Charms Gems at 2pm, March 19,2024, I had and explosive massive green diarrhea experience. Shortly after, abdominal cramping and nausea started. Diarrhea subsided by next morning, but abdominal cramping and nausea continued for two days and is still present on the … See More
third day.. Purchased from Costco, Torrance, CA.  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Cramps, Green Stool
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#costco #luckycharms #torrance #california #us #luckycharms

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2 times I've eaten the cereal at night. I wake up with a sour stomach and can still burp up the cereal. The whole next few days my stomach is bloated, gassy, and queezy.
Safeway on 35th ave and bell in phoenix  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Gas, Bloating, Soreness, Burping

#luckycharms #safeway #phoenix #arizona #us #cereal #luckycharms

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CVS, Ann Arbor Road, Plymouth, MI, USA

4 weeks ago reported by user-pzwjk227

had lucky charms as a mid day snack @ 2 pm. I took a nap after with a gurgling stomach and woke @ 5pm with intense abdominal pain. I have had the worst green very odd color explosive diarrhea mutiple times to the point where it is … See More
very liquid & runny. my stomach still hurts at 2 am and continues to make loud gurgling noises in between trips to the bathroom. I was not able to eat dinner at all or anything else after eating lucky charms cereal plain & straight from the box. I feel very ill.  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Stomach Pain, Green Stool
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#cvspharmacy #luckycharms #plymouth #michigan #us #luckycharms #cereal

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user-ptygg597

the green blue diarrhea is from the food dye. I've seen that before and it's quick to show up. Hope you feel better soon

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user-hvcjj883

Me and my husband got food poisoning there was a lucky charm poisoning out break

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