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Wheat Snack Products Recall: Possible Health Risk

SOCAL Residents Beware: La Placita Botanas Mexicanas Recalls Wheat Snacks with Chile, Potato Chips with Chile, and Corn Churritos with Chile Because of Contamination with Salmonella.

New Salmonella Outbreak

January 10, 2011 – La Placita Botanas Mexicanas, Inc. of South El Monte, California is recalling wheat snack products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Specific items being recalled include:

  • “Doraditas con chile – UPC: 7-90274 00011-9”
  • “Chinacos con chile – UPC: 7-90274 00121-5”
  • “Chicharrines duranguenses con chile – UPC: 7-90274 00261-8”
  • “Palitos tapatios con chile – UPC: 7-90274 00251-9”
  • “Anillos michoacanos con chile – UPC: 7-90274 00351-6”

These products were distributed primarily in Southern California through retail stores, and are packaged in clear plastic bags with a label sticker containing the product name and UPC code. No production codes, best-by-date, or use-by-date are found on these products (future products not affected by this recall will have production codes).

Salmonella Food Poisoning

The ingestion of Salmonella bacteria sometimes leads to a condition referred to as called salmonellosis. Symptoms of salmonellosis include (but are not limited to):

  • diarrhea
  • abdominal cramps
  • fever
  • nausea
  • vomiting

Official FDA Recall

For more specific information related to this food poisoning recall, please visit the FDA website to view the official firm press release.

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