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SoCal company recalls tamales due to allergen

December 4, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A Southern California company is recalling nearly 42,000 pounds of chicken tamales.Diana's Mexican Food Products of Lawndale is recalling the tamales after a routine inspection found they contained whey, a known allergen.

It was not listed on the label.

The tamales were produced between February 2010 and Dec. 2, 2010 and were distributed to restaurants in California.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety says there have no reports of illness.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.