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December 12, 2000

Velvet Ice Cream Company Recalls 3 Flavors of Ice Cream

Utica, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Velvet Ice Cream Company is recalling 3 flavors of ice cream because the products contain undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5.

This is the first public notice of this Class II recall issued by FDA.

a) Velvet Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, in 1/2-gallon round carton, and 3-gallon bulk containers;

b) Velvet Spumoni Ice Cream, in 1/2-gallon round carton, and 2 1/2-gallon bulk containers;
c) Velvet After Dinner Mint Ice Cream, in 2 1/2-gallon bulk containers.

Recall #F-082/084-1.

Lot Numbers: 0001 through 0314. The code represents the last digit of the year produced followed by the Julian date of manufacture.

Velvet Ice Cream Company, Utica, Ohio.

Manufacturer by letter on November 7, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.


a) 480 1/2-gallon containers, 50 3-gallon containers;

b) 428 1/2-gallon containers, 50 3-gallon containers;
c) 15 2 1/2-gallon bulk containers were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers December 12, 2000.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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