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January 24, 2000

Senor Felix's, Delicioso and Trader Joe's 5-Layer Fiesta Dip Recalled for Bacteria

Los Angeles, CA (SafetyAlerts) - Senor Felix Mexican Foods is recalling three varieties of 5-Layer Fiesta dip that may be contaminated with shigellosis.

The three dips affected by the recall are Senor Felix's 5-Layer Fiesta Dip, Delicioso 5-Layer Fiesta Dip and Trader Joe's 5-Layer Fiesta Dip with expiration dates from February 8 through March 4.

According to the company, the bacteria was detected in the cheese used to make the dip.  The dips were distributed nationwide mostly at Costco and Trader Joe's grocery stores.  A spokesperson from the company stated that the recalled product has already been removed from the shelves, but consumers should check at home.

Although there has been some reports of illness associated with this recall, the exact number of cases of shigellosis is not known.

Consumers with questions may call Senor Felix Mexican Foods at 1-800-807-7335, between 6:00 AM and 11:00 PM PST.

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