Sept 29 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday it had concluded an
investigation into a multi-state E.coli outbreak linked to flour
produced at a General Mills Inc plant in Kansas City,
The outbreak had affected 63 people across 24 states, the
CDC said. (bit.ly/2cZnTTJ)
General Mills in May issued a voluntary recall of about 10
million pounds of flour and expanded it in July.
However, the CDC warned on Thursday that illnesses are
expected to continue as flour products have long shelf lives and
may still be in people's homes.
(Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru)