General Mills recalls Betty Crocker cake mixes over E. coli concerns

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NEW YORK — General Mills Inc. recalled three flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix sold in the U.S. and Canada on Monday over E. coli concerns.

Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Party Rainbow Chip, Delights Super Moist Carrot, Super Moist Rainbow Bit cake mixes were included in the recall, a press release stated. The flavor chips in the mixes were made by the supplier Wondra, who announced a larger flour recall on July 1 over possible E. coli contamination.

There have been no reported illnesses, but consumers are advised not to eat the raw cake mixes and throw the recalled products away.

  • Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Party Rainbow Chip Cake Mix: Recalled Better if Used by Dates 25MAR2017, 28MAR2017, 27APR2017, 28APR2017, 23MAY2017, 24MAY2017, 25MAY2017
  • Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Carrot Cake Mix: Recalled Better if Used by Dates  12APR2017, 13APR2017, 14APR2017, 28MAY2017, 29MAY2017, 30MAY2017, 07JUL2017, 08JUL2017
  • Betty Crocker Super Moist Rainbow Bit Cake Mix: Recalled Better if Used by Dates 27AL2017, 08JN2017, 09JN2017
The Betty Crocker cake mixes were recalled because of possible E. coli contamination. (General Mills)

The Betty Crocker cake mixes were recalled because of possible E. coli contamination. (General Mills)

General Mills and health officials are currently investigating flour-related E. coli outbreaks in several states. The company had also recalled flour products earlier in the month that include:

  • 8 SKUs (stock keeping units or UPC codes) of Gold Medal Flour
  • 3 SKUs of Signature Kitchens Flour
  • 1 SKU of Gold Medal Wondra Flour
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