Kellogg’s Company who houses various breakfast cereals has issues a recall on 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. boxes of Honey Smacks cereal after a salmonella outbreak caused 73 people infected from 31 states including 2 from Texas.

NBC DFW report, the company started their investigation with a third party manufacturer who produces Honey Smacks cereal immediately after being contacted by the Food & Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control due to illnesses reported.

As of now, a total of 71 people in 31 states have been reported and 24 people have been sent to the hospital.

The Food Poison Journal reports the first lawsuit was filed on Friday (June 22nd) in a Michigan federal district court against Kellogg’s from Winnie Lemieux who has contracted salmonella after eating the cereal.

She started to feel ill on May 24th and was admitted to Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, Kansas where she tested positive for Salmonella.

If you or a family member became ill with Salmonella after eating the cereal Marler Clark of The Food Safety Law Firm which is the nation’s largest law firm representing victims of Salmonella outbreaks is offering a free case evaluation at 800-884-9840.