The recall affects 12,245 cases of Pillsbury Unbleached Flour, which were sold by a limited number of retailers and distributors, including Winn-Dixie and Publix, FSIS said.

Lot codes on the recalled products are 8 292, with a “best if used by” date of April 19, 2020 and a UPC item code of 0 5150022241 6; and 8 293 with a “best if used by” date of April 20, 2020 and UPC item code of 0 5150022241 6.

Salmonella is the second most common cause of intestinal infection in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More than 7,000 cases of the illness were confirmed in 2009; however, the vast majority of cases go unreported.

Signs and symptoms of salmonella food poisoning, or salmonellosis, include:

  • Diarrhea (may be bloody)
  • Abdominal cramps]
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Consumers who purchased any flour affected by the recall should not use it, and either discard it immediately or return it to the point of purchase. Homemade Food Company is offering replacement coupons for the recalled flour.

Source: Today

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