COLUMBUS, Ohio — Duncan Hines announced they are recalling a select number of cakes mixes due to potential presences of salmonella.
The company said the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a potential salmonella outbreak after Duncan Hines Classic White cake mix tested positive for salmonella.
Duncan Hines said they have voluntarily recalled the following products as a precaution:
- Classic White, UPC: 644209307500, and have a best if used by date of March 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 2019.
- Classic Butter Golden, UPC: 644209307494, and have a best if used by date of March 9, 10, 12, 13, 2019.
- Signature Confetti, UPC: 644209307593, and have a best if used by date of March 7, 8, 9, 2019.
- Classic Yellow, UPC: 644209414550, and have a best if used by date of March 12, 13, 2019.
So far five people have reported becoming sick after consuming the cake mix. While it has not been definitively concluded that this product is linked to the outbreak, the investigation is still ongoing.
The FDA is reminding consumers not to eat any raw batter.
Consumers who have purchased these items are advised not to consume them and to return them to the store where originally purchased.
Consumers with questions should call our Consumer Care team at 1-888-299-7646 or visit Duncan Hines website.