Betty Crocker cake mixes recalled for E. coli concerns

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MINNEAPOLIS — General Mills is recalling two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix in the U.S. and one in Canada as part of a flour recall that resulted from an E. coli outbreak.

Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Party Rainbow Chip Cake Mix and Carrot Cake Mix are being recalled. The former is called Betty Crocker Super Moist Rainbow Bit Cake Mix in Canada.

The mixes below are included in the U.S. recall:

  • Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Carrot Cake Mix, UPC 1600040987 with “better if used by” dates of 12APR2017 through 14APR2017; 28MAY2017 through 30MAY2017 and07JUL2017 through 08JUL2017.
  • Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Party Rainbow Chip Cake Mix, UPC 1600040997 with “better if used by” dates of 25MAR2017, 28MAR2017, 28APR2017 and 23MAY2017through 25MAY2017

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.

The recall comes after General Mills used Wondra flour, which was implicated in a July 1 recall to make the flavor chips used in the recalled cake mix flavor.

More information on the flour recalls can be found at www.generalmills.com/flour.

Information from the Associated Press was included in this report.