Recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal has a "best if used by" date from June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019. Even if someone has eaten some of the cereal with no symptoms presenting, the CDC is urging it to be thrown away. The BEST if Used By Date can be found on the top of the cereal box, and the UPC code can be found on the bottom of the box.
The FDA's outbreak update explained that the Kellogg recall did not cover all of the potentially contaminated cereal.
There have been no deaths reported so far. The FDA warned consumers to avoid the cereal completely.
Honey Smacks is the only product Kellogg's is recalling in connection with the outbreak.
A 44 percent hospitalization rate is unusually high for Salmonella infection cases.
NY has recorded the highest number of outbreak cases (7), followed by California, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania (5 each).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says more than 70 people have gotten sick in 31 states. Symptoms of the illness include diarrhea, vomiting, fever and abdominal cramps, and appear within 12 and 72 hours of consumption of salmonella bacteria.
Caito Foods has recalled fruit salad mixes shipped to 22 states and across a host of groceries and under different names, including, Jay C, Payless, Owen's, Sprouts, Trader Joe's, Walgreens, and Whole Foods. The list of the foreign countries is: Aruba/Curaçao/Saint Maarten (Netherlands Antilles), the Bahamas, Barbados, Tortola (British Virgin Islands), Costa Rica, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, and Tahiti (French Polynesia). Most people recover without medical treatment, but young children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems may experience more severe reactions that could result in death.