According to the FDA, La Placita Botanas Mexicanas, Inc. of South El Monte, California is recalling Wheat Snacks with Chile, Potato Chips with Chile, and Corn Churritos with Chile because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
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, and Anillos michoacanos con chile - UPC: 7-90274 00351-6 were distributed primarily in Southern California through retail stores. These products are packaged in clear plastic bags
No illnesses have been reported to date.
Consumers who have purchased Doraditas con chile, Chinacos con chile, Chicharrines duranguenses con chile, Palitos tapatios con chile, and Anillos michoacanos con chile are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact La Placita at 626-452-0883, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.