The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just announced a voluntary recall of Hodgson Mill Unbleached All-Purpose White Wheat Flour over concerns of the potential presence of E. coli. There are currently no confirmed reports of illness.

If you have this product at home, read on for important information.

Recalled Product Description: Hodgson Mill Unbleached All-Purpose White Wheat Flour

The current recall includes bags of Unbleached All-Purpose White Wheat Flour (5 lb.) with the UPC code 0-71518-05009-2, Best By Dates of 10-01-2020 and 10-02-2020 and lot codes listed Lot# 001042 & 005517.

Why the Flour Was Recalled

The flour is being recalled due to the potential presence of E. coli which was discovered through a random sampling of raw, uncooked flour.

How To Tell If Your Flour Was Recalled

Check your flour packages for the UPC codes, best by dates and lot codes included in the recall. The Use By and Lot Code information can be found on the bottom back panel of the bag.

What Consumers Can Do

Consumers are urged to stop using the affected product immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. You can contact the company’s customer service line Mon. through Fri. 9am to 3pm at 1-888-417-9343 x 1.

—Shahrzad Warkentin

All photos: FDA

 

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