Duncan Hines Is Recalling Cake Because Poisoning Concerns
Just in time for the holidays Duncan Hines is recalling four of their classic cakes.
Duncan Hines is taking the safe route and recalling 4 different brands of their cake mixes due to the possibility of salmonella poisoning. The really good news is that there are no confirmed cases that people have gotten ill from the product, but The Center for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating salmonella being linked to the cakes.
Mlive is reporting that...
Five cases of salmonella are being investigated and in some of the cases, those who became sick reported eating cake mix before becoming ill. They ate the mix either in raw form or as a cake.
And of course...
The FDA warns consumers not to consumer raw cake batter.
If you think that you might have gotten ill due to these cake mixes here are the symptoms you need to look for...
- diarrhea (which may be bloody)
- abdominal pain
It is important to remember that infections in children may be fatal. If you have bought any of the cakes mixes you are encouraged to return to the store you bought them from.
The four brands that have been recalled are:
- Classic White Cake 15.25oz.
- Classic Yellow Cake 15.25oz.
- Classic Butter Golden Cake 15.25oz.
- Signature Confetti Cake 15.25oz.
Each flavor that has been recalled has a best if used by date ranging between March 7-13 2019.
Consumers with questions should call the company's customer service team at 1-888-299-7646, open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday or visit the Duncan Hines website.