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October 14, 2000

Mission Foods and Azteca Milling Recall Yellow Corn Products

Irving, TX (SafetyAlerts) Mission Foods Foodservice and Azteca Milling L.P. announced late Friday that they are recalling all yellow corn products and replacing them with products made from white corn because of the possibility products may contain StarLink, a protein not approved for human consumption.

Mission Foods said in its press release that all yellow taco shells, yellow tortilla chips, yellow corn tortillas, yellow tostadas and similar yellow corn products for private label brands manufactured for a number of grocery and national chains are under recall.

Consumers with questions regarding the Mission Foods products involved in the recall can call a special consumer number, 1-800-600-taco, or visit the company's web site here:

Azteca Milling announced that it is recalling its yellow corn flour from the marketplace because it could possibly contain StarLink, a protein not approved for human consumption. The company announced that it would mill white corn only.

More information may be found at the company web site below:

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