January 24, 2000Senor Felix's, Delicioso and
Trader Joe's 5-Layer Fiesta Dip Recalled for Bacteria
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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