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Honey Smacks Salmonella Lawsuit

Honey Smacks Salmonella Lawsuit

In June 2018, Kellogg’s recalled all Honey Smacks cereal after an outbreak of Salmonella sickened at least 100 people in 33 states.

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.

UPDATE: All Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled

In July 2018, the FDA reminded consumers that ALL Honey Smacks cereal was recalled in June 2018. The agency is aware that some stores are illegally continuing to sell the recalled cereal.

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 100 people in 33 states have become ill with Salmonella. There have been 33 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
Arizona3
California6
Colorado1
Connecticut4
Florida2
Georgia2
Illinois1
Indiana3
Kentucky2
Louisiana2
Massachusetts7
Maryland2
Michigan4
Mississippi1
Montana2
North Carolina4
New Hampshire1
New Jersey4
New York11
Ohio1
Oklahoma2
Oregon2
Pennsylvania8
Rhode Island2
South Carolina2
Tennessee2
Texas3
Utah1
Virginia5
Washington3
Wisconsin1
West Virginia4
Total100

All Honey Smacks Recalled in June 2018

The recall includes Honey Smacks cereal with “Use-By” dates 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 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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