The Federal Consumer Protection Office (Profeco) , in coordination with Kellogg Company Mexico , announced this Thursday the voluntary and preventive withdrawal from the market of Honey Smacks cereal , which was manufactured in the United States, for having “potential presence of salmonella”. In an alert, the agency reported that the affected product, distributed in the country and with a limited quantity in Mexico, includes the following varieties : description: Honey.
Smacks, with UPC: 3800039103; 3800014810, and 0750100807562, in the 15.3 oz sizes; 23z; and 866g; respectively, and with an expiration date from June 14, 2018 to June 14, 2019. He SMS Marketing Service explained that the expiration date of the food can be found on the top of the cereal box, and the UPC code on the bottom of the box. He referred that according to “the Centers for Disease Control, the use or consumption of products contaminated with salmonella can cause serious illness . It can also cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the elderly, and others with weakened immune systems.
He stressed that healthy people infected with salmonella may experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain . The illness usually lasts four to seven days, and most people recover without treatment. Profeco stressed that due to the above, Kellogg Company Mexico asks people who bought said product not to consume it , discard it and contact the company so that the product can be replaced by another Kellogg food or proceed to the return of the amount paid.