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CNN reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has linked Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal to a salmonella outbreak that affected 73 people in 31 states.

“The illnesses from the outbreak started from March 3 to May 28,” according to CNN, adding that “the CDC said 24 people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported, the CDC said. Most of the outbreaks occurred in California, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania, the CDC said.”

Kellogg is “voluntarily recalling 15.3-ounce and 23-ounce packages of the cereal with a ‘best if used by’ date from June 14, 2018, through June 14, 2019, according to a statement.”

Meanwhile, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said yesterday that “Alabama, California, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Tennessee have been added to the list of states where cut melon may be contaminated with salmonella … Cut watermelon, honeydew and cantaloupe as well as fruit salads containing these melons have been recalled from stores in these states, including Walmart, Kroger, Walgreens, Sprouts Farmers Market, Costco and Whole Foods/Amazon.”
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