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May 10, 2000

Frito-Lay Tortilla Chips and Cheese Dip Snack Kits Recalled

Dallas, TX (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Frito-Lay Inc., is recalling Tortilla Chips and Cheese Dip Snack Kits containing a 1-7/8 ounce package of tortilla chips and a 4-1/2 ounce container of cheese dip, because the product contains undeclared dairy ingredients, FD&C Yellow No. 5 and FD&C Yellow No. 6.

About 6,000 kits were distributed were distributed in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Missouri, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. The firm estimated that 1,000 to 3,200 kits remained on market at time of recall initiation.  The kits have a the pull date code of "Sell by - 30 May 00" and the Plant Code of 322205420.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by Frito-Lay, by E-mail on March 17, 2000. This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #f-306-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers May 10, 2000.

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