Malt-O-Meal, Puffed Rice Cereal Recalled For Salmonella

The FDA says that recently recalled Malt-O-Meal and Puffed Rice cereals (including some store brands) may be connected to 23 salmonella illnesses in 14 states.

The recalled products were distributed nationally under the Malt-O-Meal brand name as well as under private label brands including Acme, America’s Choice, Food Club, Giant, Hannaford, Jewel, Laura Lynn, Pathmark, Shaw’s, ShopRite, Tops and Weis Quality. The cereals have “Best If Used By” dates from April 8, 2008 (coded as “APR0808”) through March 18, 2009 (coded as “MAR1809”).

Consumers should throw out any product in their homes from these recalled lots.

You can see a list of the recalled products by clicking here.

Salmonella Illnesses in Multiple States Linked To Cereal [FDA]