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Honey Smacks Salmonella Lawsuit

Honey Smacks Salmonella Lawsuit

Kellogg has recalled certain boxes of Honey Smacks cereal after an outbreak of Salmonella food poisoning illnesses were reported.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Honey Smacks induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with Salmonella after eating Honey Smacks cereal, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

Honey Smacks Recalled for Salmonella

June 14, 2018 — Kellogg Company recalled 15.3-oz. and 23-oz. boxes of Kellogg’s® Honey Smacks® cereal because it could be contaminated with Salmonella.

How Many People Are Sick?

The CDC reports that 73 people in 31 states have become ill. There have been 24 hospitalizations and no deaths. The illnesses started on dates ranging from March 3, 2018 to May 28, 2018.

Table showing the number of ill people arranged by state of residence.
StatesCase Count
Alabama2
Arizona1
California5
Connecticut3
Georgia2
Illinois1
Indiana3
Kentucky1
Louisiana2
Massachusetts5
Maryland1
Michigan4
Mississippi1
Montana1
North Carolina3
New Hampshire1
New Jersey3
New York7
Ohio1
Oklahoma2
Oregon1
Pennsylvania5
Rhode Island2
South Carolina1
Tennessee1
Texas2
Utah1
Virginia4
Washington3
Wisconsin1
West Virginia3
Total73

What Products Were Recalled?

The recall only includes Honey Smacks cereal with “Use-By” dates of between June 14, 2018 and June 14, 2019.

  • Honey Smacks 23-oz boxes — UPC Code #3800039103
  • Honey Smacks 15.3-oz boxes (with limited distribution outside the U.S) — UPC Code #3800039103

The products were shipped to the United States, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, the Caribbean, Guam, Tahiti and Saipan.

What is the problem?

Kellogg announced the recall voluntarily after being notified of Salmonella illnesses by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

What Should I Do?

Kellogg is asking anyone who bought the recalled Honey Smacks cereal to throw it away and contact the company for a full refund. For more information, 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.

Salmonella Food Poisoning

Salmonella can cause serious food poisoning, and sometimes fatal infections — especially in young children, elderly adults, and people with weak immune systems. The symptoms usually include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain for 4-7 days.

Do I have a Honey Smacks Salmonella Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Honey Smacks induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with Salmonella after eating Honey Smacks cereal, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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