January 24, 2002Edy's Grand Ice Cream Has Recalled
Limited Edition Girl Scouts Samoas Cookie Ice Cream
Oakland, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Edy's Grand Ice Cream has recalled
5,000 cartons of
its Limited Edition Girl Scouts Samoas Cookie Ice Cream distributed in
Columbus (Ohio), and parts of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and
the Florida panhandle, because the ice cream may contain peanuts which are
not identified on the label. The peanuts may be found in the ice cream, not
the cookie pieces.
Only individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts may
run the risk of serious or potentially life-threatening allergic reaction if
they consume this product. People with a peanut allergy or sensitivity to
peanuts should not consume the ice cream and should immediately dispose of
The potentially affected cartons of Edy's Girl Scouts Samoas Cookie Ice
Cream are the 1.75-quart size and have a code date of 48-18-42 09 20 AL. The
code date can be found on the bottom of the carton.
No other Edy's ice cream products are affected.
No consumers have reported symptoms of allergic reaction. Edy's is working
with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in implementing this voluntary
product recall and is investigating the incident. Edy's is also working with
the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network to alert consumers in the affected
Consumers should send the bottom of the carton to Edy's Grand Ice Cream,
Consumer Relations, 5929 College Avenue, Oakland, California 94618, for a
full refund. Consumers with questions may call Edy's Consumer Call Center at
1 888 837-4438.
Edy's Grand Ice Cream manufactures and distributes premium and superpremium
ice creams in the Midwest and Eastern United States.