Canada – E. coli Outbreak Linked to Robin Hood Flour Sickens 25 in Canada March 29, 2017 by News Desk Leave a Comment

ecoliFood Poisoning Bulletin

An E. coli O121 outbreak linked to Robin Hood flour in Canada has sickened at least 25 people, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. All patients identified in this outbreak have samples with E. coli bacteria that match genetically. This outbreak is reminiscent of the 2016 E. coli outbreak in the United States linked to General Mills flour. And it’s another reminder that flour is a raw agricultural product, can be contaminated with pathogenic bacteria, and should never be eaten raw.

 

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