The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta is calling the end to an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to flour. But there is one significant caveat.

The flour recalled in the 9-state outbreak of relatively rare E. coli O26 has a long shelf life, and it is likely still stored in many a home and restaurant pantry. Consumers should review the brands of recalled flour.

The outbreak, as measured by the onset of illnesses, extended from Dec. 11, 2018, to May 21, 2019, infecting a total of 21 people. Three required hospitalization, but there were
Continue Reading CDC says rare O26 outbreak sourced to flour is over, but continue to beware