Pillsbury flour recalled due to salmonella concerns

    Two Production LOT Codes of Pillsbury® Unbleached All-Purpose5lbFlourVoluntarily Recalled Due to Possible Health Risk

    Please be advised the Hometown Food Company initiated a limited, voluntary retail-level recall on two specific lot codes of its Pillsbury® Unbleached All-Purpose5lbFlour (UPC 51500-22241) because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. Only Best If Used By Dates APR 19 2020 and APR 20 2020 are impacted. Roughly 12,245 cases of impacted Pillsbury® Unbleached All Purpose Flour product were distributed through a limited number of retailers and distributors nationwide.

    The only product lots affected by the recall are as follows:

    Pillsbury® Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 5Lb 0 5150022241 30 5150022241 68 292 APR 19 2020

    Pillsbury® Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 5Lb 0 5150022241 30 5150022241 68 293 APR 20 2020

    Other Best If Used By Dates and Lot Codes are not affected by this recall.

    There have been no reports of any illnesses associated with this recall. Product is being recalled out of an abundance of caution. This voluntary recall is being made with the full knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Flour should not be considered a ready-to-eat product. Consumers should not eat uncooked dough or batter made with raw flour. If you think you became sick from a food containing flour as an ingredient, please call your healthcare provider.

    Please 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. Consumers should not consume the recalled product. We apologize for the inconvenience this caused and are offering replacement coupons for your product. Please call our 800 number (1-800-767-4466). We remain committed to producing the high-quality products you expect.

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