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October 16, 2000

Food Lion Issues Voluntary Recall of Private Label Taco Shells

Salisbury, NC (SafetyAlerts) - Food Lion announced today it is recalling its Food Lion and Kash n' Karry brand taco shells. The recall comes after the food chain was notified by Mission Foods, its producer of private label taco shells, that Mission Foods is voluntarily recalling Food Lion and Kash n' Karry brand taco shells. Mission Foods has announced that it is voluntarily 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.

Food Lion and Kash n' Karry are fully cooperating in the recall by removing the affected products from all store shelves. Customers can return the private label products to the store where it was purchased from for a full refund.

The following products are included in the Mission Foods recall: 4.5 oz. Food Lion Taco Shells; 8.75 oz. Food Lion Taco Dinners; 4.5 oz. Kash n' Karry Taco Shells, and 8.75 oz. Kash n' Karry Taco Dinners.

No other Food Lion or Kash n' Karry products are affected by this recall. More information can be found on the Mission Foods website,, or by contacting the Mission Foods Consumer Relations Department at (800) 600-2226. Consumers can also contact the Food Lion Customer Relations Department at (800) 210-9569.

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