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August 20, 2003

Frito Lay Has Recalled Cheetos

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
Cheetos brand Crunchy Cheese Flavored Snacks, 1 1/8 (1.125) oz bag. Recall # F-484-3.

CODE
Pull Date AUG 26, Lot 411218425 Time Stamp: 14:27 - 16:30. The code information appears in the upper, right corner on the front of every package.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Frito Lay, Plano, TX, by messages and visit on July 16, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
The bags actually contained Cheetos Brand Crunchy Flamin' Hot Cheese Flavored Snacks. The Flamin' Hot variety contains the color FD&C Yellow No. 5 that is not on the label of the Cheetos Brand Crunchy Cheese Flavored Snacks.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
6,910 bags.

DISTRIBUTION
IL and IN.

 
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