General Mills has extended the recall of flour linked with an E.coli outbreak for a second time following new tests and more consumers falling ill.
Mexican tortilla and corn flour supplier Gruma – owner of brands including Mission and Guerrero – says US snacks manufacturers are showing a growing appetite for its corn flour.
General Mills is set to close production lines in Brazil, China and the US - with the potential loss of almost 1,100 jobs - as part of plans to improve operational efficiency.
Weis Markets, which operates about 160 retail stores in Mid-Atlantic states, has recalled 30 bakery products over fears they may contain metal fragments.
Taiwan’s food safety authorities are evaluating whether regulations governing the use of two additives to flour products should be amended.