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RECALL ALERT: General Mills recalls flour over possible E. coli link

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General Mills is recalling about 10 million pounds of its flour over a possible link to an E. coli outbreak in 20 states.
    
The recall is for several varieties of Gold Medal and Signature Kitchens flour that were sold at Safeway, Albertsons and other supermarkets. General Mills says E. coli hasn't been found in any of its flour products, but is still recalling them out of "an abundance of caution."
    
The company said Tuesday 38 people were sickened from the December to May. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that half of the people used flour before getting sick, some of which was a General Mills brand. Some may have also eaten raw dough or batter, the Minneapolis food company said.

Any consumers concerned about an illness should contact a physician. Anyone diagnosed by a physician as having an illness related to E. coli O121 is also urged to contact state and local public health authorities.

The recall affects the following retail flour products that could be currently in stores or in consumers’ pantries. It includes six SKUs (stock keeping units or UPC codes) of Gold Medal flour, 2 SKU’s of Signature Kitchens flour and 1 SKU of Gold Medal Wondra flour. 

If you have any of the products listed below, they should not be used.

Consumers, please visit this page to ask additional questions of our consumer relations team or you can also call us at 1-800-230-8103

For additional information on this recall, please visit the General Mills blog.

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