Update on Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka Infections due to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal
In the update, the CDC reports that 100 people in 33 states have become ill. There have been 30 hospitalizations and no deaths. The FDA reported that it became aware that recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereals are still being offered for sale. All Honey Smacks cereal was recalled in June 2018. They emphasize that retailers cannot legally offer the cereal for sale and consumers should not purchase Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. The FDA has learned that some retailers are still selling this product. The FDA will continue to monitor this situation closely and follow up with retailers as we become aware of recalled products being offered for sale. Additionally, the public is urged to report any product being offered for sale to the FDA. @ https://www.fda.gov/Food/RecallsOutbreaksEmergencies/Outbreaks/ucm610827.htm?utm_campaign=Outbreak%3A%20Multistate%20Outbreak%20of%20Salmonella%20Mbandaka%20Infections%20Linked%20to%20Kellogg%E2%80%99s%20Honey%20Smacks&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua
FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka Infections Linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka illnesses that may be linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.