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El Norteno Distributors, Corp. Issues Nationwide Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs in Brown Corn Cookies (Rosquete De Maiz)


Maibeli Valdes
305 597 4454


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Miami, FL -- January 12, 2007 -- El Norteno Distributors of Miami, Fl, is recalling its 6 ounce packages of "BROWN CORN COOKIES (ROSQUETE DE MAIZ)" food treats because they may contain undeclared eggs. People who have allergies to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled " BROWN CORN COOKIES (ROSQUETE DE MAIZ)" were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.

The product comes in a 6 ounce, clear plastic bag with no lot codes.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the eggs-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of eggs.

The problem has been corrected already.

Consumers who have purchased 6 ounces packages of " BROWN CORN COOKIES (ROSQUETE DE MAIZ)" with the old label that does not declare eggs are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 305 597 4454.




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