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September 28, 2001

Frito-Lay, Inc. Recalls Cheddar and Sour Cream flavor Potato Chips

Dallas, TX (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Frito Lay, Inc is recalling Cheddar and Sour Cream flavor Potato Chips labeled in part: "Ruffles***Original**POTATO CHIPS***NET WT. 12 1/4 OZ.***Ingredients: Potatoes, Corn and/or Cottonseed Oil, and Salt***FRITO-LAY, INC. PLANO, TX 75204-4099" and packaged in bags, 9 bags per case.

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

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-570-1, Cheddar and Sour Cream flavor Potato Chips labeled in part: "Ruffles***Original**POTATO CHIPS***NET WT. 12 1/4 OZ.***Ingredients: Potatoes, Corn and/or Cottonseed Oil, and Salt***FRITO-LAY, INC. PLANO, TX 75204-4099" and packaged in bags, 9 bags per case.

Codes:
SEP 25 411220770 Located in the upper right quadrant of the front of the
bag.

REASON:
The product contains undeclared milk ingredients and yellow #6 due to the presence of Cheddar and Sour Cream Potato Chips being packaged in an incorrect package, designed for Ruffles Original Potato Chips.

MANUFACTURER:
Frito Lay, Inc., Beloit, WI

RECALLED BY:
Frito Lay, Inc. Dallas, TX, by messages sent via hand-held computers.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Complete

DISTRIBUTION:
IL, OH, MN, WI

QUANTITY:
290,000 bags (233 cases).

 
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