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Outbreak and recall due to Salmonella Mbandaka - Kellogg's Honey Smacks
Friday, June 15, 2018 -


The FDA and CDC are investigating an outbreak that has been epidemiologically linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.  Seventy three cases have been confirmed in 31 states and 24 of the 73 patients have been hospitalized.  The ages of individuals ranges from 1 to 87 years. 

 

  • Recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal 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.

 

FDA Outbreak Investigation Update

https://www.fda.gov/Food/RecallsOutbreaksEmergencies/Outbreaks/ucm610827.htm

 

Recall Notice

https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm610815.htm

 

CDC Investigation Update

https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/mbandaka-06-18/index.html

 

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HILARY THESMAR, PHD, RD, CFS

Chief Food & Product Safety Officer and

Senior Vice President, Food Safety Programs

FOOD MARKETING INSTITUTE

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Arlington, VA 22202

Direct: 202.220.0658

Cell: 202.494.9016

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