July 4, 2009 in Nation/World

Malt-O-Meal recalls oatmeal

Associated Press
 

MINNEAPOLIS – Malt-O-Meal Co. is voluntarily recalling oatmeal that contains instant nonfat dry milk that may be contaminated with salmonella.

The instant nonfat dry milk came from Plainview Milk Products Cooperative of Minnesota, which is recalling products made over the past two years due to the possible contamination.

Many of Plainview’s products were sold to other food makers.

Minneapolis-based Malt-O-Meal is recalling “Maple & Brown Sugar Instant Oatmeal” sold in cartons and variety packs with best-if-used-by dates of June 30, 2009, to Oct. 28, 2010.

The oatmeal is sold nationally under brands including Cub Foods, Diamond Crystal, Fastco, Flavorite, Foodland, Good ’n Hearty, Hearty Traditions, Hy-Top, IGA, Mom’s Best Natural, Megaroons, Millville, Our Family, Richfood, Shop ’n Save and Smart Menu.

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