Robin Hood Flour Recall Expanded Again

Robin Hood Flour Recall Expanded Again

Recall details

Ottawa, June 15, 2017 – The recall notice issued on June 2, 2017 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was obtained during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

The industry is recalling ”  Baker’s Hood  ” Robin Hood All Purpose Flour because it may be contaminated with E. coli  O121. The product described below should not be consumed.

The following product was sold to various retailers in Ontario, and possibly nationwide. Please note that the product described below should be sold to hotels, restaurants and establishments.

Products covered by the recall

Trademarks Usual name Format Product code (s) CUP
Robin Hood Baker’s Hood ” all purpose flour 20 kg Lot codes which contain:
BB / MA 2017 OC 12 and 6 286 SK and C0010118
BB / MA 2017 OC 15 and 6 289 SK and C0010543
BB / MA 2017 OC 21 and 6 295 SK and C0010547
BB / MA 2017 OC 25 and 6 299 SK and C0010882
BB / MA 2017 NO 04 and 6309 SK and C0011329
6 28622 10089 4

What has to be done

If you think you have been sick after consuming a product that is subject to a recall, contact your doctor.

Check if you have the product subject to the recall at home. If so, throw it away or take it back to the store where it was purchased.

It is not safe to taste or consume raw dough, regardless of the type of flour used, as raw meal can be contaminated with harmful bacteria such as E. coli  0121. Food contaminated with E . coli  0121 does not look visible alteration or smell, but can still make you sick. Possible symptoms are nausea, vomiting, more or less acute abdominal cramps, and watery or bloody diarrhea. In severe cases, some people may suffer from convulsions or stroke while others may need blood transfusions and dialysis. In some cases, The damage to the kidneys is permanent. The disease can even cause death.

 

Context

This recall is based on information obtained by the CFIA during an investigation of an outbreak of foodborne illness. The CFIA is currently conducting a food safety investigation that may result in recall of other products. Any other recalls of high-risk products will be reported to the public through an updated food recall notice.

The CFIA ensures that the recalled product is withdrawn from the market by the industry.

Cases of disease

Cases of disease associated with flour consumption have been reported. However, at this time, there has been no reported case of confirmed disease associated with the consumption of the product subject to this recall.

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