Popular pancake mix recalled for E. coli contamination

Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix. Certain batches have been recalled by the manufacturer. Undated | Photo courtesy of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Check your cupboards. Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix manufactured between April 2016 and June 2016 has been recalled by the manufacturer.

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Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix. Certain batches have been recalled by the manufacturer. Undated | Photo courtesy of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, St. George News

Continental Mills, the manufacturer of Krusteaz mixes, was notified by a supplier that a blueberry nugget used in the mix may be contaminated with E. coli O121, a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause dehydration, among other symptoms.

“The quality and safety of our products is of the utmost importance and we are doing everything possible to ensure our customers have all of the pertinent information,” Continental Mills president Andy Heily said.

The recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

What to look for

The product was distributed nationwide to retail stores. The specific codes to look for are as follows:

Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix 28 oz. carton. Look for a “best by” date code of 3/30/2018 to 6/16/2018 and a UPC code of 041449001289.

Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix 3.5 pound bag. Look for a “best by” date code of 4/27/2018 to 4/28/2018 with a UPC code of 041449001487.

If you have any of the affected product, you should call the Consumer Relations Team at (800) 457-7744 for information on how to receive a full refund. Then dispose of the product.

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