Recall and Advice to Consumers and Retailers
This outbreak investigation is over. However, recalledExternal
On June 14, 2018, the Kellogg Company recalledExternal
Advice to Consumers
- Do not eat Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal with a “best if used by” date of June 14, 2019 or earlier. The “best if used by” date is on the box top.
- Check your home for the recalled cereal and throw it away, or return it to the place of purchase for a refund.
- 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.
- If you stored cereal that looks like Kellogg’s Honey Smacks in another container without the packaging and don’t remember the brand or type, throw it away.
- Kellogg’s Honey Smacks is a sweetened puffed wheat cereal.
- Thoroughly wash the container with warm, soapy water before using it again, to remove harmful germs that could contaminate other food.
Advice to Retailers
- Retailers should not sell or serve recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
Contact a healthcare provider if you think you got sick from eating recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
- Most people infected with Salmonella develop the following signs and symptoms 12-72 hours after being exposed to the bacteria:
- Stomach cramps