Kelloggs Recalls Honey Smacks Cereal
KELLOGG'S ISSUES RECALL FOR HONEY SMACKS CEREAL AFTER CDC LINKS IT TO SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
(CNN) – A salmonella outbreak in 31 states has been linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
The CDC says the outbreak has affected 73 people.
It started in early March.
No deaths have been reported but 24 people have been hospitalized
Most of the cases have occurred in California, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania.
Symptoms of salmonella include fever, diarrhea and abdominal pain that begins 12 to 72 hours after exposure to the bacteria.
Most people recover in four to seven days.
The Kellogg company issued a voluntary recalling for all packages of the cereal regardless of size currently in stores or within the shelf life of one year.
Kellogg’s says it has also launched an investigation with the third-party manufacturer that produces the cereal.