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Product name Toy Cars
Description The toy cars were packed inside some Kellogg's cereal boxes. These Nascar Pull'N Go Hot Wheels style toy cars are red and yellow with a white hood. Pulling the car backwards a few inches on a surface causes it to go forward. "Kellogg's," is written on the hood, and the number "5" and "Terry Labonte" is written on the roof. The words "China" and "MFG FOR KELLOGG CO., 2000" are molded into the plastic underframe. 
Problem The tires can detach from the wheels of these cars, posing a choking hazard for young children. 
Distribution Various club and a few grocery stores nationwide sold these cars in specially marked packages of Kellogg's Tri-Fun-Pak 40-ounce box, Kellogg's Froot Loops 43.6-ounce box, Kellogg's Mini-Wheats Frosted Bite Size 58.8-ounce box, and Kellogg's Crispix 31.4-ounce box. 
Company Kellogg Company, P.O. Box 185654, Battle Creek, Michigan 49018-5654; (800) 962-0037 
Dates sold The cars were distributed inside boxes of the above listed cereals from March 2000 through June 2000 
Date posted 12/28/2001 

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