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Recall -- Firm Press Release

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Purity Dairies Announces Ice Cream Recall

Contact:
David Margulies
(800) 710-5292

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Nashville, Tennessee -- April 27, 2004 -- Purity Dairies, Incorporated announced today that it is voluntarily recalling all cartons of Premium Purity Ice Cream "Moose Tracks" and Premium Purity Ice Cream "After Dinner Mint." The recall was initiated because the products contain egg yolk, which is not listed on the label.

Individuals with allergies to eggs run the risk of a serious or life threatening reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled ice cream was 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:

"Moose Tracks" is packaged in pint, half-gallon and 3-gallon containers. "After Dinner Mint" is packaged in only half-gallon containers.

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

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