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Recall information takes days to reach Hong Kong from Canada

Despite instantaneous communication technology, word of a recall of flour linked to an E. coli outbreak in Canada did not reach Hong Kong until after all of the implicated exported flour had been sold at retail. In a May 30 notice, officials with the Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene… Continue Reading

Ardent Mills recalls flour and flour products identified in CFIA investigation

The food recall warning issued on April 4, 2017 was updated on April 12, 2017 to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. Ardent Mills recalled  various brands of flour and flour products due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. Consumers should not… Continue Reading

Flour could be pathogen-free, but industry, FDA must act now

Dozens of people are recovering from E. coli infections in the midst of a recall of millions of pounds of flour linked to their illnesses, but nothing new is in the works to prevent such outbreaks in the future. Industry and government officials have expressed concern for the victims — 10 of whom had such… Continue Reading