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General Mills Expands Flour Recall

Deirnesa Jefferson3 months ago

Flour Recall

General Mills is expanding its flour recall after four new illnesses were reported.

About the Expansion of the Flour Recall

According to ABC 13, General Mills is expanding its flour recall issued over a possible risk of E. coli contamination after four new illness were reported.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said flour produced at a General Mills plant in Kansas City, Missouri, is a likely source of the outbreak, which so far has sickened 46 people in 21 states. The CDC says 13 have been hospitalized, and one person has developed a type of kidney failure. No deaths have been reported.

General Mills says the illnesses have been connected with consumers who ate or handled uncooked dough or ate uncooked batter made with raw flour.

Description of the Recall and Symptoms of E Coli Poisoning

Full list of flour recalled:

  • Gold Medal Wondra Flour
  • Gold Medal All Purpose Flour
  • Gold Medal All Purpose Flour
  • Gold Medal Self-Rising Flour
  • Gold Medal Unbleached Flour
  • Gold Medal All Purpose Flour Banded Pack
  • Signature Kitchens All Purpose Flour Enriched Bleached
  • Signature Kitchens Unbleached Flour All Purpose Enriched
Symptoms of E. Coli Poisoning

According to Web MD symptoms of E. coli poisoning include:

  • Severe stomach cramps and stomach tenderness.
  • Diarrhea, watery at first but often becomes very bloody.
  • Nausea and vomiting.


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