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March 26, 2003

Recall Update: General Mills Old El Paso Refried Beans Traditional Recall is Complete

(SafetyAlerts) - 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 month/production day.

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 complete.

The product may not have been adequately processed to eliminate pathogens of public health concern.

340 cases/12-16 oz. cans per case/4080 cans.

IL, IA, IN, KS, KY, and MO.


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