In a culinary disaster of tragic proportions, Conagra Brands recalls four types of box-cake mix raids Salmonella Pollution announced the company on Monday . The recall comes after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have found a specific type of salmonella bacteria that matches the bacteria of five patients who recently the CDC their diseases had reported .
More specifically, the recall concerns Classic White Cake, Classic Yellow Cake, Classic Butter Golden Cake, and Signature Confetti Cake with "best if" data between March 7 and March 1
The symptoms of a Salmonella infection can begin within one day after eating contaminated with bacteria.
Symptoms usually occur between 12 and 72 hours after eating contaminated food, the CDC explains and lasts between four and seven days. As SELF previously wrote these symptoms usually include:
- abdominal cramps
- your stool
For healthy Adults, a bout of salmonella is not pleasant, but usually this is not serious enough to require special care. Typically, it can be treated with basic home remedies, e.g. B. stay hydrated and find plenty of rest.
However, in young children, pregnant people, the elderly, or anyone with a weakened immune system, the infection is likely to become more severe, possibly blood in the stool or dehydration, which may require hospitalization. In these cases the FDA says that the infection can also spread to the bloodstream and become life-threatening if the person is not promptly treated with antibiotics.
The FDA warns consumers should not eat, eat or bake with the recalled cake mixes – and as always do not eat raw dough . If you have already bought something, you can either throw it away or return it for a refund. However, what you do with this cake-free tin frosting is between you and your spoon.