April 15, 2008

The FDA reported that 23 salmonella cases in 14 states may be defective product injuries linked to recalled unsweetened Puffed Rice and unsweetened Puffed Wheat cereal from Malt-o-Meals.

The cereals responsible for the defective product injuries, including salmonella, were sold under the brand name Malt-o-Meal and other private label names, and they are marked with expiration dates of “APR0808” and “MAR1809” .

The FDA recommends that consumers dispose of the products with potential risk of defective product injuries. Stores should immediately pull these items from their shelves.

These cereals could be responsible for Texas defective product injuries.

Read more: http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2008/NEW01819.html