La Preferida, Inc., is voluntarily recalling 4,734 cases (56,808 cans) of La Preferida Whole Pinto Beans 29 oz. (Water & Salt). The manufacturer’s preliminary inspection indicates 420 cans may not have been fully processed, which could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or by pathogens, which could lead to illness if consumed.
These products were distributed for retail sale nationwide from January 7, 2013 through February 6, 2013. The top of affected cans displays the following can code: PINTO LP, BEST BY 01/03/2015, “Time” 3003.
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See also Medical Law Perspectives, July 2012 Report: Foodborne Illness: When Grabbing a Bite Can Be Deadly.