Cereal Being Recalled After 24 Hospitalized with Salmonella
Time to check the pantry again. This time it's cereal that's being recalled. The Centers for Disease Control reports that Kellogg's Honey Smacks is the likely source of a salmonella outbreak. The bacteria has sickened seventy-three people in thirty-one states. Twenty-four people have been hospitalized, but there have been no deaths reported. Customers are being told not to eat any of the cereal.
From the CDC:
- Do not eat recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. Check your home for it and throw it away, or return it to the place of purchase for a refund.
- Retailers should not sell or serve recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
- On June 14, 2018, the Kellogg Company recalled 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
- Recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal have a “best if used by” date from June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019. The “best if used by” date is on the box top.
- The recalled 15.3 oz. Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal has a UPC code of 38000 39103. The recalled 23.0 oz. Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal has a UPC code of 38000 14810. The UPC code is on the bottom of the box.
- Even if some of the cereal was eaten and no one got sick, throw the rest of it away or return it for a refund.