The San Francisco-based company, Hampton Creek, has announced a voluntary recall of baking mixes. The six SKU’s included in the recall all contain the ingredient Native Forest Coconut Milk Powder. The coconut milk powder tested positive for Salmonella during a company-initiated testing and makes up 1.31% of the baking mix ingredients.
Native Forest was notified by Hampton Creek immediately after the test as well as distributors. All product containing Native Forest Coconut Milk Powder should be pulled from food manufacturers and retailers for the safety of consumers. No other Hampton Creek products are affected by the recall. The following mixes are being recalled nationwide and include White Cake UPC Code: 854829006886; Cinnamon Roll Cake Mix UPC Code: 854829006442; Chocolate Chunk Muffin Mix UPC Code: 854829006565; Yellow Cake Mix UPC Code: 854829006428; Blueberry Muffin Mix UPC Code: 854829006855; and Devil’s Food Cake Mix UPC Code: 854829006435. Hampton Creek has reported no illness related to the recall.
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