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More Flour Recalled in Canada over E. coli Fears

robin_hood_engThe Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded its original recall of Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original from western Canada to include the entire country.

The food recall warning originally issued on March 28, 2017 was updated Tuesday (April 4, 2-17) to include additional distribution information.

Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. is recalling Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O121 contamination.

The CFIA said consumers should not consume the recalled product All Purpose Flour, 10 kg size with the original Lot codes — BB/MA 2018 AL 17 and 6 291 548.

The recalled product’s UPC is 0 59000 01652 8.

The recall was triggered during an investigation into an outbreak of E. coli O121 that found 25 cases with a matching genetic fingerprint in four provinces — 12 in B.C., four in Alberta, four in Saskatchewan and five in Newfoundland and Labrador.