General Mills Recalls Betty Crocker Cake Mixes Over E. Coli Concerns
General Mills Inc. recalled three flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix on Monday sold in the United States and Canada over E. coli concerns.
The recall includes Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Party Rainbow Chip and Delights Super Moist Carrot cake mixes in the U.S., and Super Moist Rainbow Bit cake mix in Canada, 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.
The following items are part of the recall:
- 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
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
For more information, see the General Mills website.