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July 17, 2000

Allergy Alert: Safeway Recalls Rocky Road Ice Cream

Pleasonton, CA (SafetyAlerts) - Safeway Inc. announced over the weekend it is voluntarily recalling one-half gallon Safeway SELECT Rocky Road Ice Cream and one-half gallon Safeway SELECT Healthy Advantage Rocky Road Ice Cream because they may contain mixed nuts or nut products not specified on the label including almonds, cashews, Brazil nuts and peanut oil used in production of the product.

These ice creams are sold in round containers and identified with the following information on the side band of the lid:

Safeway SELECT Rocky Road: Best Before JAN 03/01

Safeway SELECT Healthy Advantage Rocky Road: Best Before JAN 02 / 01

These products may have been distributed to Safeway stores located in Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland and to Randall's and Tom Thumb stores located in Texas.

Certain nuts may cause a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction in some people. Individuals with known allergies to nuts are advised not to consume the product.

Consumers may return a clean, empty carton to their local store for a refund. Consumers with questions may call (925) 944-4056.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers July 17, 2000.

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