Mi Tienda Issues Precautionary Recall

Mi Tienda Issues Precautionary Recall

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Mi Tienda Issues Precautionary Recall: Recall Affects Masa and Tostadas Purchased ONLY at Mi Tienda #1 Located at 1630 Spencer Highway, South Houston, TX
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For Immediate Release
November 20, 2015
Customer Relations

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Mi Tienda, committed to high-quality products, is issuing a precautionary recall for masa and tostadas produced in-store and packed on Monday, November 16 and Tuesday, November 17 only at the Mi Tienda #1 store located at 1630 Spencer Highway, South Houston, TX. The precautionary recall is due to the possible presence of metal fragments in the Masa Preparada by the pound, Tostadas Botoneras Rojas and Tostadas Siveria Large Tostadas.
“Mi Tienda is committed to the highest standards of food safety for our customers,” said Cyndy Garza-Roberts, Public Affairs Director. “We take every precaution necessary to ensure the integrity and quality of the products sold in our stores.”
The precautionary recall is isolated to only this one store and affects the following products:
• Masa Preparada by the pound packed on Monday, November 16
• Tostadas Botoneras Rojas packed on Monday, November 16 and Tuesday, November 17
• Tostadas Siveria Large Tostadas packed on Monday, November 16 and Tuesday, November 17
Customers who purchased the affected product can return the product to the store for a full refund. Customers with any questions or concerns may contact Customer Relations at 210-938-8357.
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.

* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.

* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm474086.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at wmelichar@feedingamerica.org or 312.629.7263.