You Might Need to Dump Your Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Certain boxes have been recalled
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 12, 2016 2:40 PM CDT

(Newser) – General Mills Inc. is recalling two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix sold in the US and one flavor sold in Canada because they use flour that was recalled earlier because it could contain E.coli. The flavors include Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Party Rainbow Chip Cake Mix, which is called Betty Crocker Super Moist Rainbow Bit Cake Mix in Canada. A General Mills supplier used Wondra flour implicated in a July 1, 2016, recall to make the flavor chips used in the recalled cake mix flavors, the AP reports. No illnesses reported to date have been connected to cake mix. A full list of products included in the flour recall can be found here.

In the US, the mix carried a Package UPC 000-16000-40997 and "better if used by dates" including 25MAR2017, 28MAR2017, 27APR2017, 28APR2017, 23MAY2017, 24MAY2017, and 25MAY2017. The US recall also includes Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Carrot Cake Mix with UPC 000-16000-40987 and "better if used by dates" including 12APR2017, 13APR2017, 14APR2017, 28May2017, 29May2017, 30MAY2017, 07JUL2017, and 08JUL2017. In Canada, the Super Moist Rainbow Bit Cake Mix has a Package UPC of 000-65633-46589 and "better if used by dates" of 27AL2017, 08JN2017, and 09JN2017. US consumers with questions or requesting Betty Crocker replacement product should call General Mills at 1-800-230-8103. Canadian consumers should contact General Mills Canada at 1-800-526-4579. (Read more product recall stories.)

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