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General Mills expands flour recall after further E. coli outbreaks

Posted on August 19, 2016 2:00 pm under Defective Food Product

Following a statement released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), General Mills announced a broader recall for its flour on July 25. The statement had announced that four more individuals, from Minnesota and Wisconsin, developed E. coli-related illnesses that could be traced to the flour.

One of the four individuals developed a type of kidney failure that is linked to E. Coli poisoning that is more severe and lasts longer. The total number of cases linked to the General Mills’ products flour has reached 46 after the first outbreaks in December.

Gold medal, Wondra, and Signature Kitchens are all included in this most recent recall, which can all be seen on the General Mills website. The dates of affected products have also expanded, set to include February 10, 2016, as well as the original November 4-December 4 of last year.

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