California company recalls burritos for possible contamination


Saturday, April 7th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6



WASHINGTON (AP) _ A California food company is voluntarily recalling 40,300 pounds of burritos that may be contaminated with ammonia.

The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Friday that Camino Real Foods Inc. of Vernon., Calif, has issued a recall of two sizes of burritos, each individually sealed in cellophane.

The recalled products are:

_The five ounce size of Tina's Red Hot Beef Burrito marked with ``EST. 9887'' and a date code of ``U10603'' or ``V10603.''

_The ten ounce size of Tina's Red Hot Beef Burrito marked with ``EST. 9887'' and a date code of ``V10603.''

The burritos, manufactured on March 6, were distributed to stores in Arizona, California, Indiana, Michigan, Utah and Wisconsin.

Consumers should return suspect burritos to the store where they were purchased.