Pancake mix recalled over concerns of possible E. coli contamination

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Concerns about possible E. coli contamination is prompting a voluntary recall of Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix made by Continental Mills.

The company said that the concern is over flour produced by General Mills that was used in some lots of its pancake mix.

An E.coli outbreak linked to General Mills flour products has sickened at least 42 people in 21 states.

Continental Mills, which is not affiliated with General Mills, said that it has not received any reports of illnesses related to its pancake mix.

Continental Mills's recall affects lots of its Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix manufactured between April 2016 and June 2016.

"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," said Andy Heily, Continental Mills' president.

The products affected are Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix 28 oz. cartons with a best by date between 3/30/2018 and 6/16/2018 and a UPC code 041449001289.

The recall also affects the 3.5 lb. bag of Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix, with a best by date code of 4/27/2018 to 4/28/2018 and UPC code 041449001487.

Consumers who have purchased these products are advised to throw them away.

For more information including how to receive a full refund, contact Continental Mills Consumer Relations Team at 1-800-457-7744.