U.S. / Food / News

Flour sold at Aldi recalled after 17 people in 8 states get sick

Posted On: May 25, 2019   |   Posted By: WGN TV

CHICAGO - The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-pound bags of its Baker's Corner All-Purpose Flour because they may be contaminated with E. coli.
Seventeen people have been reported being sick in eight states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Three of those people have been hospitalized.
People interviewed by the CDC said they ate, licked or tasted raw homemade dough or batter. Two people told the CDC they ate raw dough or batter made with flour or baking mixes from Aldi. The CDC states that eating or tasting raw dough or batter can make a person sick.
The illnesses began Dec. 11, 2018, and the latest reported April 18, the CDC said.
The recalled flour was sold at Aldi locations in 11 states, including Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and West Virginia.
The CDC, U.S. Food and Drug Administration and regulatory officials in several states are investigating the outbreak that took place...

Continue reading ...

 








3-year-old donates hundreds from lemonade stand for police K-9

3-year-old donates hundreds from lemonade stand for police K-9

WOW! The little girl ended up raising $754! Read more ...

Solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill

Solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill

A toilet made entirely of 18-carat-gold has been stolen from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England, the stately home where former prime minister Winston Churchill was born. Read more ...

Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US counterterrorism...

Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US counterterrorism operation

President Donald Trump in a statement on Saturday said late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son Hamza bin Laden had been "killed in a United States counterterrorism operation... Read more ...

Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana

Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana

EUGENE, Ore. - Justin Herbert threw for 316 yards and five touchdowns in No. 15 Oregon's 35-3 victory Saturday night over Montana, the Ducks' final tuneup before opening Pac-12... Read more ...

Florida QB Feleipe Franks leaves game with right leg injury

Florida QB Feleipe Franks leaves game with right leg injury

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks has been carted off the field with a right leg injury late in the third quarter of the No. 9 Gators' Southeastern Conference... Read more ...

Tropical Storm Humberto gets close to Bahamian islands devastated by Dorian

Tropical Storm Humberto gets close to Bahamian islands devastated by Dorian

Tropical Storm Humberto was dropping rain on the Bahamas' Abaco Islands as it stalled nearby late Saturday morning, bringing the kind of stormy conditions the islands could do... Read more ...

Lawrence leads No. 1 Clemson past Syracuse 41-6

Lawrence leads No. 1 Clemson past Syracuse 41-6

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Trevor Lawrence threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and top-ranked Clemson beat nemesis Syracuse 41-6 on Saturday night. Read more ...

'The Irishman's retired, I want a REAL fighter!' Gaethje calls for title...

'The Irishman's retired, I want a REAL fighter!' Gaethje calls for title shot after stopping Cerrone

Justin Gaethje won the battle of the UFC's lightweight crowd-pleasers at UFC Vancouver with a first-round finish of Donald Cerrone, then called for a title fight against either... Read more ...

Hightower, Bachmeier lead No. 22 Boise St past Portland St

Hightower, Bachmeier lead No. 22 Boise St past Portland St

BOISE, Idaho - John Hightower returned a kickoff for a touchdown and caught another, and Hank Bachmeier threw for 238 yards as No. 22 Boise State beat Portland State 45-10 on... Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Justin Gaethje's merciful TKO of Donald Cerrone at UFC on...

Twitter reacts to Justin Gaethje's merciful TKO of Donald Cerrone at UFC on ESPN+ 16

Justin Gaethje put on another scintillating octagon performance on Saturday when he defeated Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 16. Gaethje picked up the... Read more ...