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RECALL: GOLD MEDAL FLOUR

Updated: May 27, 2023

FLOUR RECALL

This is May update on: April 28, 2023, General Mills nationwide recall of 2-pound, 5-pound, and 10-pound bags of Gold Medal Bleached and Unbleached All-Purpose Flour with “Better if Used By” dates of March 27, 2024, and March 28, 2024. The recalled products include the following Package Universal Product Codes (UPC):


Recalled Products The recalled products include the following Package Universal Product Codes (UPC)

Gold Medal Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb bag)          000-16000-19610 Gold Medal Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (10 lb bag)        000-16000-19580 Gold Medal Bleached All-Purpose Flour (2 lb bag)              000-16000-10710 Gold Medal Bleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb bag)              000-16000-10610


FACTS

Illnesses: 13 Hospitalizations: 3 Deaths: 0 States: 12 OR, CA, NE, MN, IA, MO, TN, IL, OH, NY, VA, NJ 1 Reported in each state; 2 in IL


ACTION: Do not use any recalled flour. Throw it away or return it to where you bought it. If you stored recalled flour in another container, throw the flour away and wash the container thoroughly with warm water and soap before using it again.


Symptoms of Salmonella Most people infected with Salmonella experience diarrhea, fever, stomach cramps. Symptoms usually start 6 hours to 6 days after swallowing the bacteria. Most people recover without treatment after 4 to 7 days. Some people—especially children younger than 5 years, adults 65 years and older, and people with weakened immune systems—may experience more severe illnesses that require medical treatment or hospitalization.


Call a healthcare provider right away if you or your child have any of these severe Salmonella symptoms: Diarrhea and a fever higher than 102°F Diarrhea for more than 3 days that is not improving Bloody diarrhea So much vomiting that you cannot keep liquids down Signs of dehydration, such as: Not peeing much Dry mouth and throat Feeling dizzy when standing up



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