coli outbreak tied to raw cake mix that is believed to have infected several individuals, some of whom have been hospitalized.Â .
The CDC said in a Wednesday statement that there have been at least 16 people infected with E.
Health officials said that no deaths tied to the outbreak have been recorded.Â .
According to interviews conducted by state and local health officials, six of the eight infected people interviewed reported tasting or eating raw batter made with cake mix from a variety of brands.Â .
The CDC said this week that all people should avoid eating raw cake batter, including flour and store-bought cake mix, which both can contain E.