Four boxes of Duncan Hines cake mix and the top of a box. Photo by the CDC.

Duncan Hines Cake Mixes Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

WASHINGTON — Several varieties of Duncan Hines cake mix are being recalled over possible Salmonella contamination.

Conagra Brands issued a voluntary recall after a sample of Duncan Hines Classic White Cake Mix tested positive for Salmonella, the US Food and Drug Administration said Monday. 

The strain of Salmonella found in the cake mix sample matches one linked to five cases of Salmonella illness, according to the FDA.

Several people who are sick told health investigators their symptoms appeared after eating the cake mix, Conagra said.

The recalled cake mixes were packaged in 15.25 oz. boxes and distributed nationwide.

Duncan Hines Classic White Cake

  • UPC: 644209307500
  • Best By Date: March 7 – 13, 2019

Duncan Hines Classic Yellow Cake

  • UPC: 644209307494
  • Best By Date: March 9 – 13, 2019

Duncan Hines Classic Butter Golden Cake

  • UPC: 644209307593
  • Best By Date: March 7- 9, 2019

Duncan Hines Signature Confetti Cake

  • UPC: 644209414550
  • Best By Date: March 12 & 13, 2019

Do not bake with or eat any of the recalled mixes. Instead, contact Duncan Hines or the store where the mix was purchased for a refund.

As part of the ongoing investigation, the FDA is inspecting the Conagra facility where the recalled cake mixes were produced and collecting environmental samples there.

(Photo by the CDC.)

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