March 26, 2003
Recall Update: General Mills Old El
Paso Refried Beans Traditional Recall is Complete
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has released the following information.
Old El Paso Refried Beans Traditional, 16 oz. net wt. In cans. The UPC Code
on the can's printed label is 4600082121. Recall # F-282-3.
Production code (printed on top or bottom of the can), begins with H2FF15,
and is deciphered as: H = August (production month); 2 = last digit of year
produced (2002); FF = Faribault Foods, the manufacturer; and 15 = day of
Recalling Firm: General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, by press release on
October 22, 2002 and by e-mail dated October 23, 2002.
Manufacturer: Faribault Foods, Inc., Faribault, MN. Firm initiated recall is
The product may not have been adequately processed to eliminate pathogens of
public health concern.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
340 cases/12-16 oz. cans per case/4080 cans.
IL, IA, IN, KS, KY, and MO.