(PATCH) -- As a Salmonella outbreak linked to a popular breakfast cereal continues to spread, federal health officials are now warning the public to not eat any part of a popular cereal whatsoever, regardless of the best-by date or packaging size. Four people have been sickened in New Jersey.
The CDC, which in June announced the recall of Kellogg's Honey Smacks, has issued a dire warning against consuming the cereal after 100 people nationwide have become ill. "Do not eat this cereal," the CDC tweeted.
Further information provided by the CDC in an outbreak report says people should not eat any Honey Smacks cereal, regardless of package size or best-by date. "Check your home for it and throw it away, or return it to the place of purchase for a refund," the CDC said.
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