General Mills Recalls Gold Medal Flour

The Hometown Food Company has declared a recall for its Pillsbury Unbleached All-Purpose 5-pound Flour product over worries about possible salmonella contamination.

Today, Food giant General Mills announced an intentional national recall of 5-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All-Purpose Flour with a better if used by date of 6 September 2020. The recall is being issued for the possible presence of E. coli O26, which was founded during sampling of the five-pound bag product.

Moreover, by this recall, all other types of Gold Medal Flour are not affected. 

In eight months, this is the 2nd recall of five-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour. The Minnesota-based company made pulled the product back in January due to the likely presence of salmonella.

In January, because of the potential presence of salmonella the Minnesota-based company made pulled the product back.

In the year 2016, as per the Food Safety News General Mills a huge 45-ton flour recall because of an E. coli outbreak. Between December 2015 and early September 2016, at least 63 people were confirmed with infections. 

Customers who have had to discard products covered by this reminder can contact General Mills Consumer Relations by calling at 1-800-230-8103 and may visit

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