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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of March 13, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 60188
Product Type Food
Status Completed
Recalling Firm Tortilleria Provincia
City Bowling Green
State KY
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2011-10-19
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern The product was only distributed in the state of Kentucky.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Yellow Corn Tortillas in 5 lb clear flexible plastic bags with green and yellow printing. Tortilleria Provincia 1200 B Clay Street Bowling Green, KY 42101 Manufacture dates from 09/19/2011 through 10/19/2011 and all expiration dates between 10/19/2011 and 11/19/2011. Class II During an FDA inspection at the firm, it was discovered that the firm uses, FD&C Yellow #5, in the manufacture of their tortillas. However, FD&C Yellow #5 is not listed in the ingredient statement. 60-70 cases ( 6 pkgs/case) F-1046-2013