CFIA Robin Hood Flour Recall EXPANDED E.coli O121 APRIL 13, 2017

CFIA Robin Hood Flour Recall EXPANDED E.coli O121 APRIL 13, 2017

Updated Food Recall Warning – Various brands of flour and flour products recalled due to E. coli O121

Recall date:
April 12, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological – E. coli O121
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Ardent Mills
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail

Recall details

Ottawa, April 12, 2017 – The food recall warning issued on April 4, 2017 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Ardent Mills is recalling various brands of flour and flour products due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below, with specific best before dates indicated under additional information.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Additional Info
Brodie Self Raising Cake & Pastry Flour 1 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 JA 17 and 6 291 548 0 59000 01484 5 Only product with a best before date of January 17, 2018 (2018 JA 17) and the production code 6 291 548 is being recalled.
Creative Baker All Purpose Flour 20 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2017 OC 17 and 6 291 SK 6 28622 10142 6 Only product with a best before date of October 17, 2017 (2017 OC 17) and the production code 6 291 SK is being recalled.
Creative Baker Whole Wheat Flour 10 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2017 AL 18 and 6 292 SK 6 28622 10131 0 Only product with a best before date of April 18, 2017 (2017 AL 18) and the production code 6 292 SK is being recalled.
Golden Temple Sooji Creamy Wheat 2 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 JA 18 and 6 292 548 0 59000 01552 1 Only product with a best before date of January 18, 2018 (2018 JA 18) and the production code 6 292 548 is being recalled.
Robin Hood All Purpose Flour, Original 1 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 14 and 6 288 548 0 59000 01632 0 Only product with a best before date of April 14, 2018 (2018 AL 14) and the production code 6 288 548 is being recalled.
Robin Hood All Purpose Flour, Original 1 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 15 and 6 289 548 0 59000 01632 0 Only product with a best before date of April 15, 2018 (2018 AL 15) and the production code 6 289 548 is being recalled.
Robin Hood All Purpose Flour, Original 1 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 16 and 6 290 548 0 59000 01632 0 Only product with a best before date of April 16, 2018 (2018 AL 16) and the production code 6 290 548 is being recalled.
Robin Hood All Purpose Flour, Original 1 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 17 and 6 291 548 0 59000 01632 0 Only product with a best before date of April 17, 2018 (2018 AL 17) and the production code 6 291 548 is being recalled.
Robin Hood All Purpose Flour, Original 10 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 14 and 6 288 548 0 59000 01652 8 Only product with a best before date of April 14, 2018 (2018 AL 14) and the production code 6 288 548 is being recalled.
Robin Hood All Purpose Flour, Original 10 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 15 and 6 289 548 0 59000 01652 8 Only product with a best before date of April 15, 2018 (2018 AL 15) and the production code 6 289 548 is being recalled.
Robin Hood All Purpose Flour, Original 10 kg Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 18 and 6 292 548 0 59000 01652 8 Only product with a best before date of April 18, 2018 (2018 AL 18) and the production code 6 292 548 is being recalled.

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O121 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by findings by the CFIA during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been reported illnesses associated with flour; however, at this time, there have been no confirmed illnesses associated with the products identified in this Food Recall Warning.

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