Hodgson Mill has announced a voluntary national recall of specific lots of its Unbleached All-Purpose White Wheat Flour (5 lb). This is due to the potential presence of pathogenic E. coli, which was discovered through sampling raw uncooked flour. Hodgson Mill has not received any confirmed reports of illnesses related to this product.
The only product affected by this voluntary recall is:
This lot of flour was milled at an ADM Milling Facility in St Louis and repacked at Hodgson Mill facility in Effingham, Ill., and was distributed throughout the United States by Hodgson Mill.
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