About Salmonella

From the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of salmonella and other foodborne illness outbreaks.

Outbreaks

Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal Salmonella Outbreak

On June 14, the CDC announced an investigation into a nationwide Salmonella Mbandaka outbreak linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal. To date, there are 73 cases across 31 states, 24 people have been hospitalized. The states affected are Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and West Virginia. 

The CDC is advising consumers to throw away or return any product purchased. Kellogg has recalled all 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Honey Smacks Cereal. 

Symptoms of salmonella include:

·       Diarrhea

·       Abdominal cramps

·       Fever of 100-102 F

·       Bloody diarrhea

·       Vomiting

·       Headache

·       Body aches

Symptoms typically appear 6-72 hours after eating contaminated food and last for 3-7 days without treatment. If you or a family member experienced symptoms, contact your local health department.  

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