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Posted November 17, 2014

Organic Brown Rice Flour Recalled

On November 14, 2014, Lundberg Family Farms issued a voluntary recall of certain bags of Eco-Farmed Brown Rice Flour and Organic Brown Rice Flour because they because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Salmonella infection can produce fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Recalled bags of Eco-Farmed Brown Rice Flour and Organic Brown Rice Flour were sold in retail store bulk bins, and 25lb bulk bags between November 4th and November 12th through mail order and in the following states: CA, HI, MA, AZ, NV, and through mail order. Affected 25 lb bulk bags bear the following lot numbers on the bottom seam of the bag: 141027, 141028, 141029, 141030. They can also be identified by the following:

  • Eco-Farmed Brown Rice Flour UPC 0 73416 00550 1
  • Organic Brown Rice Flour UPC 073416 00500 6
Consumers who have purchased this product should not consume it and may return it to the point of purchase for a full refund.

See's Review of Protein Powders and Drinks for tests of products containing rice powder, and related products.

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