NEW BLOOMFIELD — The parent company of Pillsbury has issued a voluntary recall of five-pound bags of flour because of possible Salmonella contamination, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
According to the FDA, Hometown Food Company has recalled five-pound bags of Pillsbury Unbleached All-Purpose Flour with lot codes of 8292 and 8293, and use-by dates of April 19 and 20.
Salmonella is a bacterial disease that affects the intestinal tract. Salmonella bacteria typically live in animal and human intestines and are shed through feces. Humans become infected most frequently through contaminated water or food.