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Kellogg’s recalls Honey Smacks cereals over salmonella fears

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Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling 1.1 million Honey Smacks packets throughout greater than 30 US states over issues about doable salmonella contamination.

The corporate introduced an investigation after being alerted by way of US government.

Salmonella may cause severe sickness and even loss of life in uncommon instances.

Media reviews quoted US government as pronouncing initial proof had related the product to greater than 60 instances of salmonella.

The voluntary recalls involves the 15.3 ounce and 23 ounce boxes of Honey Smacks cereal with best before dates of between 14 June 2018 and 14 June 2019, Kellogg’s said in a statement.

The corporate instructed the BBC the product additionally had a restricted distribution in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, the Caribbean, Guam, Tahiti and Saipan within the Northern Mariana Islands.

No different Kellogg merchandise are suffering from the recall.

The corporate started its investigation with the third-party producer that produces Honey Smacks instantly after being contacted by way of the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Kellogg’s stated.

According to the CDC, the intake of goods infected with salmonella can produce severe and probably deadly infections in other people with weakened immune methods and will last as long as seven days.

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