Thousands of cases of Pillsbury flour have been recalled because they may be contaminated with E. coli.
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About 4,620 cases of 5-pound bags of Pillsbury Best Bread Flour were distributed to a limited number of stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia, according to a press release from Hometown Food Company, which owns the Pillsbury brand.
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More than 4,000 cases with the UPC item code 0 5150020031 5, lot code 8 342 and use-by date of June 8, 2020 were affected, and more than 500 cases with UPC item code 0 5150020031 5, lot code 8 343 and use-by date of June 9, 2020 were involved.
Hometown Food Company
Hometown Food Company and ADM Milling have announced a recall of some of their Pillsbury Bes
The flour was manufactured by ADM Milling Co. in Buffalo, New York. It is made from wheat, “which is a raw product that is minimally processed,” according to the press release.
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Products with other best-if-used-by dates and lots codes were not affected by the recall.
The company urged consumers to discard the product immediately or return it to the store they bought it from for a refund. Customers can also call (1-866-219-9333 to obtain a replacement coupon for the product.
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There have been no reported illnesses associated with the product. The voluntary recall was made with the full knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to the company.