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General Mills class action lawsuit for E. coli in flour

Jun 14, 2016 · General Mills flour recall, announced on May 31, recalled the following retail flour products that could be currently in consumers’ pantries. The recall applies to six SKUs (stock keeping units or UPC codes) of Gold Medal flour, two SKU’s of Signature Kitchens flour and one SKU of Gold Medal Wondra flour. The recall includes quick-mixing ...

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General Mills celebrates 150 years | Local News

“That is how Gold Medal [Flour] was born,” Faucher said. The Washburn Crosby Company went on to successfully expand its horizons. The company purchased a failing radio station, WLAG, in the 1920s and changed the call letters to WCCO, short for Washburn Crosby Company, which remains in existence today.

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Washburn-Crosby Cooking -- through 1969

The company picked up three medals at the expo, with their highest quality Superlative flour coming away with the gold medal. About two months after the victory on June 8th, some sacks of the Washburn-Crosby flour began to go out renamed as Gold Medal Flour in honor of their outstanding achievement.

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Family Outings: Flour power at Mill City Museum, Minneapolis

2008/01/10 · It’s the building topped with the Gold Medal Flour sign. It was the most technologically advanced and largest mill in the world, until the Pillsbury family built an even larger mill across the ...

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Tours | Mill City Museum | MNHS

Discover the story of the National Historic Landmark Pillsbury A Mill, the largest flour mill in the world for many years, which recently reopened as the A-Mill Artist Lofts. See how the building functioned during the flour milling era and view the best-preserved waterpower system in Minneapolis with views straight down a 50-foot drop shaft.

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Mill City Museum | MNHS

Explore where old mingles with new at Mill City Museum, built into the ruins of what was once the world’s largest flour mill. Discover the lively Mississippi riverfront — the very birthplace of Minneapolis — and experience the fiery past ...

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spring wheat | praythroughhistory

“The mill explodes when flour dust in the air inside it ignites. The explosion kills 18 workers, destroys five other mills, and decimates the surrounding area. Debris lands in Saint Paul, and the shock is felt in Stillwater. The event brings instant notoriety to Minneapolis. The tragic explosion leads to reforms in the milling industry.

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Gold Medal Flour - Minneapolis, MN - Neon Signs on Waymarking.com

Sep 04, 2009 · Gold Medal Flour is only one of a few U.S. grocery products to retain status as the top-selling flour in the country after more than a century. On May 2, 1878, a spark ignited airborne dust within the mill, creating a massive explosion that demolished Washburn A and surrounding businesses, resulting in 18 deaths.

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10 Best Vintage Milling Photos From Minneapolis

2017/11/29 · They are the makers of the famed Gold Medal Flour, whose sign still lights Minneapolis to this day. Wikimedia Commons 4. The Washburn A Mill explosion is one of the most famous events of Minneapolis' milling history. This ...

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Beautiful historic Gold Medal flour museum - Review of

Mill City Museum: Beautiful historic Gold Medal flour museum - See 1,544 traveler reviews, 677 candid photos, and great deals for Minneapolis, MN, at Tripadvisor.

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