Updated: Various brands of flour and flour products recalled due to E. coli O121

The CFIA has added more brands of Robin Hood flour to the recall list following a food safety investigation.
The CFIA has added more brands of Robin Hood flour to the recall list following a food safety investigation.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety branch is updating its food recall warning issued on April 12 to include more brands flour and flour products following fears of  E. coli O121 contamination.

On the CFIA website, additional product information was identified during a food safety investigation.

Ardent Mills is recalling various brands of flour and flour products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below:

Creative Baker

All Purpose Flour

10 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2017 OC 26 and
6 300 SK

6 28622 10180 8

Only product with a best before date of October 26 2017 (2017 OC 26) and the production code 6 300 SK is being recalled

Robin Hood

Best for Blending Flour

2.5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 FE 02 and
6 307 548

0 59000 01534 7

Only product with a best before date of February 02 2018 (2018 FE 02) and the production code 6 307 548 is being recalled.

Robin Hood

Best for Blending Flour

2.5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 FE 03 and
6 308 548

0 59000 01534 7

Only product with a best before date of February 03 2018 (2018 FE 03) and the production code 6 308 548 is being recalled.

Robin Hood

All Purpose Flour, Unbleached

5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 26 and
6 300 548

0 59000 01685 6

Only product with a best before date of April 26 2018 (2018 AL 26) and the production code 6 300 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

All Purpose Flour, Original

5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 26 and
6 300 548

0 59000 01654 2

Only product with a best before date of April 26 2018 (2018 AL 26) and the production code 6 300 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

Bread and Roll Mix Homestyle White

1.36 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2017 AU 26 and
6 300 548

0 59000 00238 5

Only product with a best before date of August 26 2017 (2017 AU 26) and the production code 6 300 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

Best for Blending Flour

2.5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 JA 24 and
6 298 548

0 59000 01534 7

Only product with a best before date of January 24 2018 (2018 JA 24) and the production code 6 298 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

Best for Blending Flour

2.5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 JA 25 and
6 299 548

0 59000 01534 7

Only product with a best before date of January 25 2018 (2018 JA 25) and the production code 6 299 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

All Purpose Flour, Unbleached

5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 25 and
6 299 548

0 59000 01685 6

Only product with a best before date of April 25 2018 (2018 AL 25) and the production code 6 299 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

Best for Bread Flour Homestyle White

5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 25 and
6 299 548

0 59000 01519 4

Only product with a best before date of April 25 2018 (2018 AL 25) and the production code 6 299 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

Bread and Roll Mix Homestyle White

1.36 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2017 AU 25 and
6 299 548

0 59000 00238 5

Only product with a best before date of August 25 2017 (2017 AU 25) and the production code 6 299 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

All Purpose Flour, Original

5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 27 and
6 301 548

0 59000 01654 2

Only product with a best before date of April 27 2018 (2018 AL 27) and the production code 6 301 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

All Purpose Flour, Unbleached

5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 27 and
6 301 548

0 59000 01685 6

Only product with a best before date of April 27 2018 (2018 AL 27) and the production code 6 301 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

All Purpose Flour, Original

10 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 28 and
6 302 548

0 59000 01652 8

Only product with a best before date of April 28 2018 (2018 AL 28) and the production code 6 302 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

All Purpose Flour, Original

5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 28 and
6 302 548

0 59000 01654 2

Only product with a best before date of April 28 2018 (2018 AL 28) and the production code 6 302 548 is being recalled

Robin Hood

All Purpose Flour, Unbleached

5 kg

Lot codes containing BB/MA 2018 AL 29 and
6 303 548

0 59000 01685 6

Only product with a best before date of April 29 2018 (2018 AL 29) and the production code 6 303 548 is being recalled

Anyone becoming sick from consuming any of the recalled products should immediately call a doctor.

Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O121 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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