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La Placita Botanas Mexicanas Linked to Salmonella Recall

La Placita Botanas Mexicanas, Inc. of South El Monte, California announced it was recalling its Wheat Snacks with Chile, Potato Chips with Chile, and Corn Churritos with Chile after samples of bulk ingredients revealed evidence of contamination.

ucm239523.bmpThe problem was discovered during an inspection of the manufacturing plant by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The snacks, which were distributed primarily in Southern California through retail stores, are packaged in clear plastic bags with a label sticker containing the product names and UPC code:

— “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”

None of the snack packages carry production codes, best-by-dates, or use-by-dates.