Kellogg’s recalled Honey Smacks cereal after an outbreak of Salmonella food poisoning sickened at least 135 people in 36 states, including 3 people in Texas.

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All Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled

In July 2018, the FDA reminded consumers that ALL Honey Smacks cereal was recalled with a “best if used by” date of June 14, 2019 or earlier, but some stores are illegally continuing to sell the recalled cereal.

Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Salmonella Outbreak

On June 14, 2018, Kellogg Company announced a voluntary recall for Honey Smacks cereal with “Use-By” dates ranging from June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019.

How Many People Are Sick?

The CDC reports that 135 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella in 36 states since March 3, 2018, including 34 people who were hospitalized.

Table showing the number of ill people arranged by state of residence.
StatesCase Count
Alabama2
Arizona3
California11
Colorado2
Connecticut4
Deleware1
Florida3
Georgia2
Illinois1
Indiana4
Kentucky3
Louisiana3
Maine1
Maryland2
Massachusetts9
Michigan4
Minnesota1
Mississippi2
Montana2
North Carolina5
New Hampshire2
New Jersey5
New York16
Ohio3
Oklahoma2
Oregon2
Pennsylvania12
Rhode Island2
South Carolina3
Tennessee3
Texas3
Utah3
Virginia5
Washington3
Wisconsin2
West Virginia4
Total135

Honey Smacks Cereal Recall

The recall includes the following boxes of Honey Smacks cereal:

  • 15.3 oz. Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal with a UPC code of 38000 39103
  • 23.0 oz. Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal with a UPC code of 38000 14810.

The recalled Honey Smacks cereal boxes were distributed throughout the United States, Guam, Saipan and internationally in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Tahiti.

What Should I Do?

If you bought the recalled Honey Smacks cereal, throw it out and contact Kellogg Company for a full refund.

For more information, visit kelloggs.com/honeysmacksrecall or call 1-800-962-1413 from Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET as well as Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET.

Timeline of Events

Timeline of Events

  • On May 17, 2018 the FDA learned about a cluster of Salmonella Mbandaka illnesses in multiple states.
  • Interviews with ill people identified Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal as a possible source of the illnesses.
  • On June 14, 2018, The Kellogg Company voluntarily recalled Honey Smacks cereal. The FDA began testing for Salmonella in the manufacturer’s facility.
  • On June 15, 2018 the FDA warned consumers not to eat the recalled cereal, and discard recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
  • As of September 26, 2018, the outbreak investigation is over.

Salmonella Food Poisoning

Infections with Salmonella can cause a serious illness, and sometimes deadly food poisoning. The symptoms usually include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain for 4-7 days.

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