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Recall -- Firm Press Release


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Purity Dairies Announces Ice Cream Recall


David Margulies


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Nashville, TN -- January 8, 2004 -- Purity Dairies, Incorporated announced today that it is voluntarily recalling half-gallon cartons of its Purity Premium "All-Out Blitz" ice cream because it may have come in contact with eggnog during processing. No other products are involved in this voluntary recall.

Individuals with allergies to eggs run the risk of serious or life threatening reaction if they consume this product. No illness or allergic reactions have been reported.

Approximately 2,800 cartons of the recalled ice cream were processed at the Purity Dairies plant in Nashville and distributed to retailers in portions of Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama.

How to Identify the Recalled Product

Only half-gallon cartons of Purity Premium "All-Out Blitz" ice cream containing the following sell by date and plant number are involved in the recall. Consumers should look for this information on the rim of the carton lid to identify the product:

PL # 47-215

Purity Dairies' employees and retailers are removing the product from store shelves. Consumers can return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Purity Dairies toll free at (800) 478-8266.

Purity Dairies has been a part of the community for over 75 years. The quality of our products and safety of our consumers is our foremost concern. The company will continue to work with retailers, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and our customers to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. The FDA has been advised of this action.



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