General Mills Recalls Gold Medal Flour

5-pound bags of the unbleached variety affected
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 24, 2019 9:00 AM CST
Gold Medal Flour Recalled in Salmonella Scare
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(Newser) – General Mills is recalling some of its Gold Medal flour because of a salmonella threat, reports CBS News. Affected are 5-pound bags of Unbleached All Purpose Flour with a "better if used by" date of April 20, 2020, and a UPC of 000-16000-19610-0. The company says sample testing turned up "the potential presence" of salmonella, adding that it has not received any reports of illnesses. Consumers can go here for more information on the recall. The company statement also reminds people that flour is never "ready to eat"—anything made with it should be cooked first. (Read more product recall stories.)

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