Honey Smacks cereal linked to Salmonella outbreak in 33 states

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The Centers For Disease Control is blunt in its warning: Do not eat any Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. Period.

At least 100 people in 33 states have been infected with Salmonella Mbandaka, and the Kellogg’s cereal is the likely source of the outbreak.

It is reported 30 people have been hospitalized as a result of eating the tainted cereal.

North Dakota has no cases at this point.

Illnesses have been reported since March 3rd.

Most people infected with Salmonella develop the following signs and symptoms 12-72 hours after being exposed to the bacteria:

  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Abdominal cramps

Kellogg’s issued a nationwide recall of the Honey Smacks on June 14th.

You can read more on the CDC warbning and its recommendations here.

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