September 23, 1999
Possible Peanut Contamination Associated With
Rice Dream® Vanilla Swiss Almond Frozen Pints
PALO ALTO, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- Imagine Foods has announced today the recall of one production batch of Rice Dream
Frozen Dessert, Vanilla Swiss Almond variety because the product may contain undeclared
The company is advising consumers allergic to
peanuts not to consume Rice Dream Frozen Dessert, Swiss Almond variety. People who
have an allergy severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life threatening
allergy reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled desserts can be identified by the UPC
code of 084253-212885 and the code printed on the container for the product in question is
6-11877541 9147 BH.
According to tests done by the company, the
possibility exists that peanuts could have inadvertently been introduced into a small
number of pint containers during the manufacturing process. As a precaution, Imagine Foods
is voluntarily requesting the removal of product with this code from store shelves and
warehouses throughout North America. This recall does not affect any other flavors of Rice
Dream Frozen Desserts and only the specific code of the Vanilla Swiss Almond flavor
Imagine Foods, Inc., a California based food
company, was founded in 1984. The company makes and markets non-dairy, vegetarian natural
foods products including Rice Dream Beverages; Soy Dream Beverages; Power
Dream Natural Energy Drinks; Rice Dream Frozen Desserts and Frozen Novelties;
Imagine Natural Veggie Burgers; Imagine Natural Puddings, and Imagine
Natural Garden Vegetable Soups.
Consumers with questions should call Imagine Foods
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