Time to check the pantry again. This time it's cereal that's being recalled. The Centers for Disease Control reports that Kellogg's Honey Smacks is the likely source of a salmonella outbreak. The bacteria has sickened seventy-three people in thirty-one states. Twenty-four people have been hospitalized, but there have been no deaths reported. Customers are being told not to eat any of the cereal.

From the CDC:

  • Do not eat recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. Check your home for it and throw it away, or return it to the place of purchase for a refund.
    • Retailers should not sell or serve recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
  • On June 14, 2018, the Kellogg Company recalled 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
    • 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.
  • Even if some of the cereal was eaten and no one got sick, throw the rest of it away or return it for a refund.