Urgent: El Popocatepetl Ind., Inc. issues an allergy alert on Undeclared Milk and Yellow #5 in 8 in. Sundried Tomato, Spinach Pesto, and Chipotle Wraps

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 21, 2015 — El Popocatepetl Ind., Inc. of Chicago, Illinois is voluntarily recalling El Popocatepetl’s 8 in. Chipotle, Spinach Pesto, and Sun Dried Tomato Wraps because they may contain undeclared milk and Yellow #5. People who have allergies to milk and/or Yellow #5 run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

El Popocatepetl’s 8in. Flavored Wraps were distributed in the state of Illinois, primarily in the Chicago area.

The information on how the recalled products can be identified is listed below:

Product Name: 8in. Sundried TomatoBrand Name: El PopocatepetlDescription: 8in. Tomato Flavored WrapUPC: 0 20784 99505 7Any Product with the Best By Date ofApril 1, 2015 and Before.

Product Name: 8in. Spinach PestBrand Name: El PopocatepetlDescription: 8in. Spinach Flavored WrapUPC: 0 20784 58314 8Any Product with the Best By Date ofApril 1, 2015 and Before.

Product Name: 8in. ChipotleBrand Name: El PopocatepetlDescription: 8in. Chipotle Flavored WrapUPC: 0 20784 78248 0Any Product with the Best By Date ofApril 1, 2015 and Before.


The recall was initiated during a review of the product ingredients and the labeled ingredients revealed milk and Yellow #5 was present in an ingredient used to make the flavored wraps but not listed as ingredients on the labels. No Illnesses have been reported to date.

All recalled products are being removed from the store shelves. No other El Popocatepetl products are involved in this recall.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled product can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the Company Consumer Department at 773-843-0888.


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