King Arthur Organic Coconut Flour Recalled After Testing Positive for Salmonella
King Arthur Flour is voluntarily recalling 6,300 cases of flour after finding trace amounts of salmonella in one pouch of Organic Coconut Flour. The 16-ounce bags affected include those with “best if used by” dates of 10/25/2018 LOT: CF22017E and 12/04/2018 LOT: CF22017E, which can be located on the back of each package near the bottom of the panel.
Consumers who have these products should throw them away or return them to the place of purchase for store credit or a refund. There have been no reported illnesses associated with this recall, according to the FDA.
“Customers have trusted King Arthur Flour products in their kitchens for over 225 years, and that's why we have issued this voluntary recall,” King Arthur Flour said in a release. “We remain committed to providing our customers safe and superior products.”
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