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February 21, 2001

FDA First Notice: Tortilla King Recalls Certain Corn Tortillas

Moundridge, KS (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Tortilla King, Inc.  is  recalling - or has recalled - certain lots of its Mama Lupe's Fresh Corn Tortillas because the product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5, FD&C Yellow No. 6 and FD&C Red No. 40.

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

PRODUCT
Mama Lupe's Fresh Corn Tortillas in 25-oz. packages, 24 corn tortillas per package, 24 packages per case.
The responsible firm on the label is Tortilla King, Inc., Moundridge, KS.

Recall #F-245-1.

CODE:
Expiration date JAN 22 or earlier.

MANUFACTURER:
Tortilla King, Inc., Moundridge, KS.

RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, via telephone on 1/3/01. FDA Initiated recall *complete.

*Completed recall: FDA states 'completed recall' indicates the company has removed all affected product from store shelves,  it does not necessarily mean this particular product lot, or codes, have been fully accounted for.

DISTRIBUTION:
KS, OK, and MO.

QUANTITY:
Approximately 300 /24-count cases.

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

 
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