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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
November 25, 1998

PRODUCT
Frozen Mexican Appetizers:
1.  "APPLE WALNUT & CHEDDAR CHEESE QUESADILLA": - 0.5 lb.     
pkgs & 2 lb. pkgs; both packed in 12 lb. domestic MO GRANDE
cases. International MO GRANDE brand - 2 lb. pkgs. packed 6 X 2
lbs. in cases.
2.  "GRILLED VEGETABLES & SMOKED GOUDA QUESADILLA": - 0.5 lb.
& 2 lb. pkgs; both packed in domestic MO GRANDE 12 lb. cases. 
3.  Cheese quesadillas labeled in part:
a) "MINI CHEESE & JALAPENO QUESADILLA": - 0.5 lb. and 2 lb. pkgs;
both packed in domestic MO GRANDE 12 lb. cases. 
b) "QUESADILLAS": - 2 Kgs. pkgs packed in 5X2 Kgs. cs/both the
pkg and the case bear the international MO GRANDE labeling
4.  "CREAM CHEESE FLAUTA": MO GRANDE brand, 120 pieces in
13.87 lb. cases
5.  "APPLE FLAUTA": MO GRANDE brand, 120 pieces in 13.87 lb.
cases
6.  "CHERRY FLAUTA": MO GRANDE brand, 120 pieces in 13.87 lb.
cases
7.  "BUTTERMILK BATTERED CHEESE POBLANO CHILE RELLENO": MO
GRANDE brand, 48 pieces in 12 lb. cases
8.  "BUTTERMILK BATTERED CHEESE ANAHEIM CHILE RELLENO": MO
GRANDE brand, 48 pieces in 12 lb. cases
9.  Cream cheese stuffed jalapenos labeled in part:
a) "BAJA BANDITS CREAM CHEESE STUFFED JALAPENOS***", 0.5 lb. and
2 lb. pkgs both packed in 12 lb. cases with the MO GRANDE
label. (This product is par-fried).
b) "IQF CREAM CHEESE STUFFED JALAPENOS", 16 lb. cases that do not
bear the MO GRANDE brand (This product is double battered and
double fried because the batter did not adhere to the product the
first time it was battered and fried).
c) "HOT CREAM CHEESE PEPPERS", 2 Kgs pkgs in 5X2 Kgs. cases
bearing the MO GRANDE and international label. (This product
is battered and frozen, but not fried).
10.  Cheddar cheese stuffed jalapenos labeled in part:
a) "BAJA BANDITS CHEDDAR CHEESE STUFFED JALAPENOS", 0.5 lb and 2
lb. pkgs both in 12 lb. cases labeled with MO GRANDE. (This
product is par-fried).
b) "IQF CHEDDAR CHEESE STUFFED JALAPENOS" 16 lb. cases/cases do
NOT bear MO GRANDE label.  (This product is double battered and
double fried).
c) "HOT CHEDDAR CHEESE PEPPERS", 2 Kgs. pkgs. in 5x2 Kgs
cases, both the pkg and case bear the MO GRANDE international
label. (This product is battered and frozen, but not fried).
11.  Cheddar cheese jalapeno rings labeled in part :
a) "Baja Bites CHEDDAR CHEESE JALAPENO RINGS", in 0.5 lb. and 2
lb. pkgs both in 12 lb. cases/cases labeled with MO GRANDE label.
(This product is par-fried).
b) "IQF CHEDDAR CHEESE STUFFED JALAPENO RINGS", 16 lb.
cases do NOT bear MO GRANDE label.  (This product is double
battered and double fried).
c) "HOT CHEDDAR CHEESE JALAPENO RINGS", in 2 lb. pkgs packed in
6X2 lb. cases/both the pkg and the case bear the MO GRANDE
international label.  (This product is battered and frozen, but
not fried).  Recall #F-053/063-9.

CODE
All lots.

MANFACTURER
S.A.N.A. Internacional, S. De R.L. De C.V. Av. Migael De La Madrid, Sonora, Mexico.

RECALLED BY
J.R. Simplot Company/S.A.N.A. U.S.A., Boise, Idaho (importer/distributor), by letter faxed beginning October 5, 1998, and by press release on October 8, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Canada.

QUANTITY
Undetermined.

REASON
The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.