Food Recall Warning - Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original recalled due to E. coli

Recall date:

March 28, 2017

Reason for recall:

Microbiological - E. coli O121

Hazard classification:

Class 2

Company / Firm:

Smucker Foods of Canada Corp.


Alberta,British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan

Extent of the distribution:


Recall details

Ottawa, March 28, 2017 - Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. is recalling Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name

Common Name


Code(s) on Product


Robin Hood

All Purpose Flour, Original

10 kg

Lot codes containing
BB/MA 2018 AL 17
and6 291 548

0 59000 01652 8

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O121 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.


This recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

Smucker Foods of Canada Corp., 1-888-569-6728 or

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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Robin Hood All Purpose Flour Original


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