Jun 15, 2018 - Health

FDA investigating multiple salmonella outbreaks

Slicing a fresh melon. Photo: Gabe Souza/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images

The FDA is investigating salmonella outbreaks involving pre-cut melons and Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal according to multiple government reports.

The big picture: At least 133 people have become ill from the outbreak, with 73 being affected by the cereal and at least 60 being effected by the pre-cut melons between April and May.

The details: The FDA is inspecting the facility that manufactures Honey Smacks, the agency said in a statement. They're also warning consumers to throw away pre-cut melons distributed by Caito Foods Distribution, Gordon Food Service or SpartanNash Distribution. A full list of locations where the FDA believes the melons were sold is available here.

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