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CDC: Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal linked to Salmonella outbreak

OKLAHOMA (Mystateline.com) - A Salmonella outbreak in 31 states has been linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal, the Centers for Disease Control said Friday.

The Kellogg Company announced that it was voluntarily recalling Honey Smacks cereal because of the potential presence of Salmonella

The illness outbreak started on March 3 to March 28, the CDC said. The CDC has reported that 100 people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported.

The illness has been reported in Oklahoma, however, most of the illnesses have occurred in California, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania, according to the CDC.

The Food and Drug Administration says they've become aware that recalled boxes are still on store shelves.

Kellogg is asking that people who purchased the potentially affected products discard it and contact the company for a full refund. Consumers seeking more information, including images of these products, can 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.


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