Limited lots of King Arthur Flour reportedly contain small blue polyurethane balls used in the sifting process. These balls could potentially contaminate the flour and could provide a choking hazard. While the company says these balls are easily viewed in the flour, they have been recalled as a precautionary measure to prevent consumer injury.
Danger to Consumers
When food or food products are tainted with foreign objects, consumers are at significant risk for injury. This could range from a variety of conditions, including:
- nausea, vomiting
- heart attack, stroke
- blood clots
- bacteria infection
- internal organ damage
Depending upon how our food or food products are tainted, there could be a variety of illnesses or injuries that consumers could experience. If you have ingested tainted food, you should seek immediate medical help. You should also contact a skilled product liability attorney to help you obtain the relief you need.