Specific batch of Honey Smacks Kellogg’s Cereal results in “Salmonella” outbreak

By on June 27, 2018

 Belmopan, BELIZE, June 27, 2018.The Ministry Of Health advises the public not to consume Kellogg’s Smacks Cereal Products of any size or “best if used by” date.

Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal

According to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the specific brand of cereals may be linked to an outbreak of “Salmonella” in 31 states across the United States of America.

The Kellogg’s company had earlier voluntarily called back a specific batch.

The products subject to recall are: Honey Smacks (with limited distribution outside the U.S.), Universal Product Code (3800039103), size 15.3 oz. and dated “Best if used by” June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019; as well as, product Honey Smacks, Universal Product Code (3800014810), size 23 oz.  dated “Best if used by” June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019.

The Belize Ministry of Health, in an official release says that it recognizes that although this specific batch was distributed throughout the United States some of those items were exported to Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, and the Caribbean (including Belize), Guam, Tahiti and Saipan.

At this time the Ministry of Health isn’t a hundred percent sure; if at all, how it affects Belize but the Public of Health Department is actively involved in following up on the matter.

There haven’t been any recorded fatality; but, to be on the safe side if you are in possession of or know of any local store that possess this product please report it to your nearest Health Department until notice has been removed.

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