November 16, 2000Lynn Wilson's Stone Ground Corn
Lake City, UT (SafetyAlerts) - The
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Wilson Foods Company is recalling
certain Lynn Wilson's Stone Ground Corn Tortillas because the products appear to contain
the genetic material (DNA) necessary for the production in corn (trade name: StarLink) of
the pesticide Cry9C protein derived from Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies tolworthi. The
pesticide is not allowed for use in foods for human consumption.
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
issued by FDA.
Lynn Wilson's Stone Ground Corn Tortillas, 8-ounces, 12 count; 11-ounce,
12 count; 32-ounce 36 count.
8-ounce, 12 count bag, UPC 71221 70010
11-ounce, 10 count bag, UPC 71221 70210
32-ounce, 36 count bag, UPC 71221 70810
All Date codes: 12/7, 12/10, 12/14, 12/17.
Wilson Foods Company, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Manufacturer, by telephone, followed by faxed latter, and by press release on November 2,
2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Utah, Idaho, Montana, Washington state.
The following amounts were shipped:
487 cases of the 8-ounce bags @ 12/12 ct bags per case = 70,128 tortillas
472 cases of the 11-ounce bags @ 12/10 ct bags per case = 56,640 tortillas
713 cases of 32-ounce bags @ 9/36 ct bags per case = 231,012 tortillas.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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