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Some Gold Medal brand flour is being recalled

Images of the four recalled Gold Medal flour bags
CDC (provided)
The four bags of recalled Gold Medal flour

The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning about a multi-state salmonella outbreak connected to Gold Medal brand flour.

General Mills has issued a recall of their two, five and 10 pound bags of Gold Medal unbleached and bleached all-purpose flour.

Public health spokesperson Mike Claffey says the use by dates on the affected bags are March 27th and 28th of 2024.

"We're advising anybody who has these bags of Gold Medal flour with these dates on them to throw those out. Also, if you didn't keep the packaging, but you have Gold Medal flour and you stored it away in your pantry, you might want to play it safe and dispose of that flour as well."

According to the CDC, 13 people have fallen ill with salmonella infection including two in Illinois.

Symptoms include headache, muscle aches, diarrhea, abdominal cramping and vomiting.

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