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January 3, 2001

Corn Tortillas Recalled

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Tortilleria Mexicana, (also known as Los Hermanos) is recalling its Tortilleria Mexicana brand Mexican Corn Tortillas, 32 ounces, (907 g) because the product contained undeclared FD&C Blue No. 2 and FD&C Red No. 40.

This is the first public notice of this Class III recall issued by FDA.

Tortilleria Mexicana brand Mexican Corn Tortillas, 32 ounces, (907 g).

Recall #F-123-1.

None. All product on market at time of recall initiation.

Tortilleria Mexicana, also known as Los Hermanos, Brooklyn, New York.

Manufacturer, by visit on March 16, 2000. *Completed field correction (relabeling) resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

*Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.

New York.

77 cases (30 packages per case) were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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