General Mills expands flour recall due to 4 new illnesses

- General Mills is expanding its U.S. flour recall due to four new confirmed cases of people become sick after eating or handling the contaminated flour.

The Golden Valley, Minn.-based company is adding several new flour production dates to the recall, which was originally announced on May 31. The recall now includes flour products with production dates between November 4, 2015 and February 10, 2016.

All of the 46 illnesses reported to health officials are connected to people who say they ate or handled uncooked dough or ate uncooked batter made with raw flour, General Mills said in a statement.

The following products and date codes are now included in the recall:

13.5 ounce Gold Medal Wondra
Package UPC 000-16000-18980
Better if Used by Date: 14MAY2017PK

2 pound Gold Medal All Purpose Flour
Package UPC 000-16000-10710
Better if Used by Dates: 18JUN2017KC, 01AUG2017KC, 13AUG2017KC through 21AUG2017KC

4.25 pound Gold Medal All Purpose Flour
Package UPC 000-16000-10710
Better if Used By Dates: 01AUG2017KC, 19AUG2017K, 20AUG2017KC, 21AUG2017KC

5 pound Gold Medal All Purpose Flour
Package UPC 000-16000-10610
Better if Used by Dates: 18JUN2017KC, 01AUG2017KC, 13AUG2017KC through 21AUG2017KC

10 pound Gold Medal All Purpose Flour
Package UPC 000-16000-10410
Better if Used by Dates: 18JUN2017KC, 01AUG2017KC

5 pound Gold Medal Unbleached Flour
Package UPC 000-16000-19610
Better if Used by Dates: 01AUG2017KC, 14AUG2017KC, 15AUG2017KC, 16AUG2017KC, 17AUG2017KC, 19AUG2017KC, 20AUG2017KC

2 pound Signature Kitchens All Purpose Flour Enriched Bleached
Package UPC 000-21130-53000
Better if Used by Dates: BB 15 AUG 2017, BB 16 AUG 2017

5 pound Signature Kitchens Unbleached Flour All-Purpose Enriched
Package UPC 000-21130-53022
Better if Used by Dates: BB 01 AUG 2017

5 pound Gold Medal Self-Rising Flour
Package UPC 000-16000-11610
Better if Used by Dates: 27OCT2016KC

A full list of the recalled products can be found here.


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