Dinuba, CA (Vocus) March 10, 2010
Ruiz Foods, Inc. has recalled one flavor of retail Tornados because of concerns about potential salmonella exposure. To date, no salmonella-related illnesses have been reported in conjunction to the possibly contaminated Tornados flavor.
The recall only affects the retail 3-count Ranchero Beef & Cheese flavor of Tornados. This flavor recall represents only seven one-hundredths of one percent of the products manufactured by Ruiz Foods. Each package of Ranchero Beef & Cheese Tornados provides heating instructions that would eliminate risk potential.
Ruiz Foods is the latest company to recall a product with flavor-enhancing hydrolyzed vegetable protein made by Las Vegas-based Basic Food Flavors Inc.
If you have any of the recalled Ranchero Beef & Cheese Tornados, you may receive either a replacement coupon or a refund of the purchase price. Ruiz Foods, Inc. requests that you throw away your affected products and call the Consumer Line toll-free at 1-800-772-6474 or 1-800-SPANISH. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. US PST.
DETAILED RECALL INFORMATION
Ranchero Beef & Cheese Tornados retail box with a best if used by date of: 12/23/2010; 01/23/2011; 01/28/2011; 01/30/2011; 01/31/2011 or 02/01/2011.
Ruiz Foods is a privately owned corporation with 2500 Team Members in three manufacturing facilities and corporate offices in Dinuba, CA. ##
MEDIA CONTACT: Pat Summers