26 People Infected with Escherichia coli in 21 States

Flour produced by General  Mills in Kansas City, Missouri, has been linked to cause infection of Escherichia coli strains (E.coli 0121 or E.coli 026).People get ill after eating raw dough  or raw batter.Several children reported playing with raw dough at restaurants get sick.

Eating raw dough and raw batter has been linked to illness and outbreaks  in the past.As investigation by CDC is on going this is the first multistate outbreak of E.coli infection linked to flour.

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Author: healthfeels

Medical Researcher and Author based in Nairobi.Writing about health matters.

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