General Mills’ ‘Gold Medal Flour’ has Been Recalled; Here’s the Info You Need
Some of the five-pound bags of "Gold Medal' flour are being voluntarily recalled by General Mills over fears of salmonella contamination. The company issued a statement on January 23rd that the voluntarily recall affects the five-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour with 'better if used by April 20, 2020 date.' UPC of 000-16000-19610-0.
A statement from General Mills says: “Food safety is our top priority, and though we have not had any confirmed illnesses, we are voluntarily recalling this specific lot of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour to prevent potential illnesses.“This recall does not involve any other flour products, and we are continuing to educate consumers that flour is not a ‘ready to eat’ ingredient. Anything you make with flour must be cooked or baked before eating.”