On June 14, 2018, the Kellogg Co. recalled 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal that are suspected of being contaminated with salmonella.
The items recalled involves Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal that 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.
In an advisory from the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp., it advised consumers and retailers to not eat recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
“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 store cereal in another container without the packaging and don’t remember the brand or type, throw it away.
“Thoroughly wash the container with warm, soapy water before using it again, to remove harmful germs that could contaminate other food,” the advisory stated.
Retailers were advised not to sell or serve recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
Contact your healthcare provider if you think you got sick from consuming 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:
• Abdominal cramps
An investigation is ongoing by Bureau of Environmental Health to identify retailers with the contaminated product and aid in the recall process. (PR)