On King Authur’s unbleached all purpose flour, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) put up a warning sign thereby adding another item in the Food Recall 2019. About 114,000 bags of flour has been called out for E. Coli concerns.
Food and Drug Administration pointed out that wheat which is used by the company to make flour is linked with E. Coli outbreak.
Although no illness reported is directly connected to King Arthur’s all purpose flour. This is used as a precaution by the company on this matter.
In Association with ADM Milling Co, King Arthur Flour, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 Lb.) Because of Possible Health Risk https://t.co/MWgGITS8QT pic.twitter.com/FHwdF2XheF
— U.S. FDA (@FDArecalls) June 13, 2019
Food Recall 2019: How to identify the recalled bags?
Flour bags of about 5 pounds were distributed to the retailers like Walmart and Target nationwide.
States in which King Arthur all purpose flour is distributed includes Delaware, West Virginia, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
King Arthur company says that the product which were recalled has some specific lot codes and “Best Used By” dates:
By 12/07/19 – Best used
L18A07C – LOT
By 12/08/19- Best used
L18A08A, L18A08B – LOTS
By 12/14/19 – Best used
L18A14A, L18A14B, L18A14C – LOTS
Please note that King Arthur Flour has issued a voluntary recall for a limited quantity of 5 lb. Unbleached All-Purpose Flour bags. To learn more, please visit our website: https://t.co/jXh7DCNvil
— KingArthurFlour (@kingarthurflour) June 13, 2019
E. Coli and its effects
E. coli directly affects body and can cause diarrhea. This is often with bloody stools.
Some people can develop kidney failure (mostly occur in young children and elderly people ) but can also result in a serious kidney damage or even death. Although a healthy adult can recover within a week.
Any customers who has query regarding anything related King Authur’s product can contact the company through their customer care. King Arthur Flour Consumer Hotline can be reached 7 days a week/24 hours a day.
Contact at 1-866-797-9178.