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Frito-Lay Issues Voluntary Recall of 2 oz. Bags of Fritos Original Corn Chips in 2 States Due to Undeclared Milk and Wheat


Aurora Gonzalez


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Plano, TX -- March 9, 2007 -- Frito-Lay announced the voluntary recall of 92 cases (5,520 bags) of 2 oz. bags of Fritos Original Corn Chips. This lot is marked as Fritos Original Corn Chips but may contain Fritos Chili Cheese Flavored Corn Chips. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or wheat run the risk of a serious life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the Chili Cheese Flavored product.

This product has been distributed only in Texas and Louisiana. The affected packages have been distributed to vending machines and food service operations.

The only affected packages are 2 oz. bags of Fritos Original Corn Chips that have a freshness date of May 8 located on the upper right hand side of the package and with a 10 digit code number of 62730483692, 62730483592 or 62730483992, which appears immediately beneath the freshness date.

No other code date, package size or flavor is impacted.

Consumers with any product of the lot code and package size noted above can return product to point of sale or can contact Frito-Lay Consumer Affairs at 1-800-352-4477.


Photos: Fritos Original Corn Chips

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