You may want to look at the flour in your pantry to be sure it's not a bag of the recalled item sold at ALDI grocery stores. The chain has decided to issue a warning that buyers of Baker's Corner 5 pound bag of all purpose flour avoid using the product. This recall currently affects only the northeastern states, Tennessee is not yet on the list, but the CDC is tracking e-coli outbreaks nationwide associated with this product and currently 8 states have been affected. It would seem a precautionary measure to avoid using the product even if bought here. For more information about the recall, click here.
Incidences such as these remind all of us of the dangers of food poisoning. Verner Smith's office has a successful background in pursuing those negligent of food poisoning, including a landmark case in Hardeman County which resulted in Smith's office pursuing the case all of the way to the Tennessee Supreme Court. You can read about the successful case and all of the details here. Contact us with any concerns you may have at (731) 423-1888, (901) 730-4567, or (615) 371-6136.