Duncan Hines recalling 2.4m boxes of cake mix

Duncan Hines announced they are recalling a select number of cake mixes due to the potential presence of salmonella, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

According to CBS4 in Gainesville, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the FDA are investigating a potential salmonella outbreak after Duncan Hines Classic White cake mix tested positive for salmonella.

Duncan Hines said they are 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.

It was the same strain that sickened people in five cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control, FDA's report says.

Officials ask consumers who have purchased these items to return them to the store where they were bought; customers are advised to not eat the products.

Anyone with any questions can contact the Consumer Care team at (888)-299-7646 or visit the Duncan Hines website.