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Canadian National Millers Association
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Grains are good for you - all your life! Milled grain products are nutritious ingredients found in food products in virtually every section of the supermarket. Canadians eat more than 70 kilograms of wheat flour and other milled grain products each year in at-home and away-from-home meals and snacks.
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Two food safety investigations conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in the first half of 2017 have drawn additional attention to flour as a possible source of foodborne illness related to E. coli.0121.
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Wheat flour is not a ready-to-eat food. Flour is a raw food ingredient used in baking and other food preparation and must be thoroughly cooked before eating to prevent illness from bacteria that can be present in the flour. Do not eat raw dough, batters or other uncooked foods made with wheat flour. Children should not play with uncooked dough made with wheat flour. Always wash hands, utensils, and surfaces after handling wheat flour. For more information on baking food safety, click here !
CNMA’s September, 2016 Supply Chain Forum provided a broad perspective on consumer expectations of cereal grain-based foods, changing food safety regulations, wheat and oat milling quality and end use performance requirements.
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