Tag Archives: Kellogg’s

CDC: Cereal Recalled After Salmonella Sickens 73

The New York Times reports: A salmonella outbreak linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal has sickened 73 people in 31 states, according to federal health officials, prompting a recall of some of the product this week. As of Thursday, 24 people had been hospitalized, but no deaths had been reported. Cereal boxes that have a “best if used by” date …

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Kellogg’s Mascots Support GLAAD’s Anti-Bullying Spirit Day: Tony The Tiger, Toucan Sam, And More [VIDEO]

Via press release: GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced participants in Spirit Day. Taking place on October 19, Spirit Day inspires millions around the world to wear purple or ‘go purple’ online in a unified stand against bullying and to show support for LGBTQ youth. To support this effort, Kellogg Company launched a video featuring its …

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BACKFIRED: Major Brands Continue To Flee Breitbart, Only Automated “Remnant Fill” Ads Now Appear There

Breitbart’s continuing attacks on Kellogg’s have rather predictably backfired. Investor Relations reports: The move by many of these large corporations to cancel ad contracts on Breitbart seems to already be hurting the company, as the majority of current ads on the news site are being fed to the site by Google and Taboola, which are third party ad providers, and …

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WND Joins Kellogg’s Boycott Because First Amendment

Just For Men Mustache Olympics gold medalist and World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah writes: It’s a dangerous thing, indeed, when fat-cat, multinational corporations like Kellogg determine to use their powerful advertising position to squelch free speech and freedom of the press by selectively boycotting media companies because they stand for principles like American national sovereignty. Don’t get me wrong. …

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Breitbart: Kellogg’s Might Kill Your Children

Breitbart today fired another warning shot at companies that might be considering joining an advertising ban by publishing a list of several product recalls made by Kellogg’s over the last few years. Their article begins with this: “Kellogg’s, a company facing accusations of profiting from child labor practices at an Indonesian supplier, has also faced multiple food product recalls in …

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Colbert Mocks Breitbart: You’d Think They’d Love An Orange Cartoon Who Makes Things Grrrreat [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Since the election, Colbert noted that there has been a lot of scrutiny on the alt-right news blog Breitbart, or as Colbert joked Breitbart.white. “Critics say the site is a hotbed of racist, sexist and anti-semitic views while supporters say exactly the same thing,” Colbert joked. After a lot of backlash, Kellogg’s announced they’d be pulling their …

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WND Has The Breitbart Advertiser Boycott Sadz

From the totally reasonable World Net Daily: A Donald Trump-hating Twitter user – who is too scared to reveal his true identity because he says he fears backlash from Trump supporters – is attempting to destroy a leading conservative news site with a coordinated campaign attacking its advertisers and claiming it’s “racist.” The anonymous Twitter user, known as Sleeping Giants, …

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Tony Perkins Denounces “Intolerant” Kellogg’s

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: There’s no sugar-coating the intolerance at Kellogg’s! Like a lot of corporate bullies, the cereal company bowled over shoppers with its decision to pull ads from media heavyweight Breitbart, because the outlet is supposedly too conservative for Kellogg’s taste. “We regularly work with our media-buying partners to ensure our ads do …

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Breitbart Launches Kellogg’s Boycott After Company Suspends Advertising On The White Supremacist Site

In a transparent attempt to bully their remaining advertisers and in keeping with their vow that they would “go to war” against any brands that drop them, this afternoon Breitbart launched a boycott of Kellogg’s. From their notice: The decision by Kellogg’s, which makes Pringles, Eggo waffles, as well as Special K and Frosted Flakes cereals, among others, will make …

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Breitbart Declares “War” On Kellogg’s Over Ad Ban

From the Hollywood Reporter: Breitbart News, the media outlet whose executive chairman, Steve Bannon, was Donald Trump’s campaign CEO and is now the president-elect’s chief counselor, is declaring war on liberal activists who are encouraging brands to withhold their advertising from the popular website. Insurance company Allstate and food company Kellogg’s, maker of Fruit Loops and Cocoa Krispies, are the …

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Kellogg’s Bans Ads From Breitbart Over Hate Speech

Bloomberg reports: Kellogg Co. is pulling its ads from the website Breitbart News, the right-wing news organization whose former chairman Steve Bannon was tapped as a top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump. Brands that advertise on Breitbart have drawn flak in recent weeks, with activists saying the website espouses racist and anti-Semitic views. A screen shot showing an advertisement for …

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Tony The Tiger To Furries: Stop Tweeting Me Porn

Frosted Flakes mascot Tony The Tiger would appreciate it if furries would just stop tweeting him porn. The Guardian reports: If you think your Thursday was bad, just bear this in mind: someone woke up, went to their job where they pretend to be Kellogg’s Frosties’ mascot Tony the Tiger on the internet, and had to ask people to stop …

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One Million Moms Vs Pop Tarts

Just in via email: Dear Joe, Kellogg’s new Pop Tart commercial includes a double entendre that is inappropriate and unnecessary. Foul language or the implication of it is not needed in this commercial, but that is exactly what Kellogg’s intended with their play on words. The animated commercial has a mom pop tart and a dad pop tart admiring their …

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Tony The Tiger For Gay Pride

The American Family Association is ever so pissed that Kellogg’s took out an ad in last month’s Atlanta Pride magazine. The anti-gay CNS News has the story: Kellogg’s was a sponsor of the Atlanta Gay Pride March and festival last month. Apparently, Tony the Tiger wants to make sure you and your kids “wear your stripes with pride,” gay pride …

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Gabby’s First Endorsement Deal

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Kellogg’s To Catholic League: Drop Dead

Last month I reported that Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue is chasing down every Daily Show advertiser to demand they cease sponsoring Jon Stewart’s “anti-Catholic bigotry.” (Donohue is furious because Stewart superimposed a manger scene over a nude woman’s crotch.) Here’s the response Donohue just got from Kellogg’s: “We understand that our customers come from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, …

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And Yet The Enzyte Ads Continue

Kellogg’s has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission for false advertising practices related to its claim that kids who eat Frosted Mini-Wheats for breakfast have a 20% increased attention span over kids who skip breakfast. Because they don’t. Not even close. Bruce Silverglade, director of legal affairs for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a consumer-advocacy …

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