People interviewed by the CDC said they had eaten, licked or tasted raw, homemade dough or dough. Two people told the CDC they had eaten raw dough or dough made from aldi flour or baking mixes. The CDC states that eating or tasting raw dough or dough can make a person sick.
The disease started on December 11, 2018, and no later than April 18, the CDC said. The recalled flour was sold to Aldi sites in Germany in 11 states, including Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and West Virginia.
The CDC, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and regulators in several states are investigating the outbreak that occurred between December 11 and April 18 said the CDC. According to CDC, no deaths or cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome (a type of kidney failure) have been reported.
Some types of E. coli are affected by the production of Shiga toxin. According to the CDC, people usually get sick two to eight days after the germ has been taken.