From the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions: CDC recommends people do not eat recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal because it has been linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections.

Here are the specifics about the Honey Smacks cereal being recalled by Kellogg's:

  • 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.

So far, over 70 people have been infected in 31 states. Four cases have been reported in Michigan. The CDC says that of the 70 people that have been infected, 24 people have been hospitalized. The illnesses started as far back as March 3rd, 2018.

BUT WAIT--there's more! The CDC says that even if some of the cereal was eaten and no one got sick, you should throw the rest of the cereal away or return it for a refund. Also, if you store cereal in a container without the packaging and don’t remember the brand or type, the CDC recommends that you throw it away and thoroughly wash the container with warm, soapy water before using it again.

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