October 28, 2000Ben & Jerry's Recalls Peanut
Butter Ice Cream Pints
Burlington, VT (SafetyAlerts) - Ben
& Jerry's annnounced late yesterday it is recalling certain Ben & Jerry's
Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Pints. The affected pints may contain undeclared tree
Ben & Jerry's has received six
reports of consumers who have experienced reactions.
Only those individuals who have an
allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or potentially life
threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Peanut Butter Cup pints were
distributed nationwide. Potentially affected product includes only product dated BEFORE
October 26, 2001.
The code/date appears on the bottom
of the package as month/day/year at the beginning of the second line of the black ink
Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Pints
dated after 10/26/01 include a statement indicating that the product may contain tree nuts
and thus are not affected. A full investigation is underway.
If you have questions contact Ben
& Jerry's Hot Line toll-free at 800-637-7691.
Consumers should send the bottom of
the package to Ben & Jerry's Consumer Affairs, 30 Community Drive, South Burlington,
Vermont, 05403 for a full refund.
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