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Recall -- Firm Press Release

 

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La Preferida, Inc. Issues A Voluntary Recall Of La Preferida
Whole Pinto Beans 29 OZ. (Water & Salt)
 

 

Contact:
Consumer:
1-866-251-8268

Media:
Alejandra Moran
312-7381302
708-715-6495

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 11, 2013 - La Preferida, Inc. is voluntarily recalling 4,734 cases (56,808 cans) of La Preferida Whole Pinto Beans 29 oz. (Water & Salt). Can Code: PINTO LP,  BEST BY 01/03/2015, “Time” 3003. The manufacturer’s preliminary inspection indicates 420 cans may not have been fully processed, which could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or by pathogens, which could lead to illness if consumed. To date, there have been no reported injuries or adverse events associated with the consumption of this product.

These products were distributed for retail sale nationwide from January 7, 2013 thru February 6, 2013. The recalled product can be identified as follows:

La Preferida Whole Pinto Beans 29 oz. (Water & Salt)

La Preferida Canned Pinto Beans lid diagram 

Product with this code, should be returned to your local grocery store to receive a full refund.

For consumer questions, please call 1-866-251-8268.

Thank you for your full cooperation and immediate attention in this matter. This voluntary recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

La Preferida, Inc.

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