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April 10,  200

Texas Firm Has Recalled Canned Bean Products

Laredo, TX (SafetyAlerts) - U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said that Vilore Foods Co. has recalled an undetermined amount of canned charro beans with meat that have entered the country improperly.

The products subject to recall are 14.1 oz. cans of "La Sierra Autentica Cocina Mexicana CHARRO BEANS." The products were distributed to retail stores nationwide.

The meat portion of the product originated from an establishment that is not approved for export to the U.S. These products were not presented to FSIS for reinspection upon entering the country.

FSIS has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a physician.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall may contact Jose Luis Murillo, Jr., company operations manager, at (956) 726-3633

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