MINNEAPOLIS (WTHR) – General Mills Recalls Gold Medal Flour Due to Salmonella Concerns.
The company announced on Wednesday the voluntary recall of five-pound sacks of Goldmedal Unbleached Flour. The affected product has a package UPC of 000-16000-19610-0 and a "better date" until April 20, 2020.
General Mills said the recall was "out of an abundance of care" after the case Removal of the flour has been detected as a possible presence of salmonella, but no reports of disease have been reported by consumers.
"Food safety is a top priority, and although we had no confirmed illnesses, we voluntarily remember a lot of gold medals. Unbleached flour to prevent potential diseases," said Jim Murphy, president of General Mills Meals and Baking Division, in a statement , "This recall does not include any other flour products. We continue to inform consumers that flour is not an edible ingredient. Anything you make with flour must be cooked or baked before being eaten.
The recall does not result in any other types of gold medal flour.
If you have questions or need to dispose of products that are eligible for recall, contact General Mills Consumer Relations at 1