January 23, 2019: General Mills Gold Medal Unbleached Flour Recall for Potential Salmonella Contamination

General Mills Gold Medal Unbleached Flour Recall Announcement – General Mills is recalling its Gold Medal brand unbleached flour due to a potential Salmonella contamination. 

About Salmonella

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, arthritis, and death. Infection with Salmonella is also referred to as Salmonellosis. To learn more about Salmonella, please see About Salmonella.

General Mills Gold Medal Unbleached Flour Recall Information

The recall is being issued for the potential contamination of Salmonella, which was discovered during sampling of the five-pound bag product with a better if used by date of April 20, 2020.  This recall only affects this one date code of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour five-pound bags.  All other types of Gold Medal Flour are not affected by this recall.  Consumers are asked to dispose of the product affected by this recall.  This recall includes the following code date currently in stores or consumers’ pantries:

Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose 5LB Flour Package

UPC: 000-16000-19610-0

Better if Used by Date: 20APR2020KC.

Food Poisoning Legal Information

The Weinberg Law Firm is currently assisting victims of food poisoning outbreaks. To learn more about our legal services, please see New Brunswick Personal Injury Lawyer. You can also call our firm toll free at 1-877-934-6274.