Media Contact: Lori Willis

Director of Communications

314-994-4602

 

Nov. 14, 2007

 

Del Rey Tortilleria, Inc. Recalls Tortillas Due to Possible Health Risk

 

ROCKFORD, Ill. Del Ray Torrilleria, Inc., of Chicago, Ill., is announcing the recall of tortilla products due to a possible health risk.

Logli customers in Rockford, Ill, and Janesville, Wis. are urged to check for the following products with the code dates of OCT/17/07, OCT/20/07, OCT/24/07, NOV/04/07, NOV/07/07, NOV/10/07 and NOV/11/07:

 

Del Rey Corn Tortilla 8 count UPC: 0-52771-10001

 

Del Rey Tortilla 8 count UPC: 0-52771-20001

 

Del Rey White Flour Torilla 2 count UPC: 0-52771-40001

 

Del Rey Mi Abuelita 16 ounce UPC: 0-52771-17000

 

Del Rey Fajita Size 12 count UPC: 0-52771-20003

 

Illinois state officials believe there is a connection between the tortillas and recent illnesses in Racine, Wis. schools, in which students experienced vomiting, nausea and abdominal cramps. Anyone experiencing symptoms of this type should consult a health professional.

Del Rey is not certain that its products caused the reported symptoms but is recalling the product nevertheless as a precaution while its investigation continues.

Logli customers should return the product to the store of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Del Rey by calling 773-637-8900 or the Schnucks/Logli Consumer Affairs Department at 1-800-264-4400.

 

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