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Four States Added to Kemps Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat in Kemps Bakery Classics French Silk Pie Ice Cream
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Minneapolis, MN -- June 17, 2005 -- Kemps LLC, of Minneapolis today announced that four states have been added to the voluntary recall of half-gallon packages of Kemps Bakery Classics French Silk Pie Ice Cream because one of the ingredients in the ice cream contains wheat and it is not declared on the ingredient label. People who have an allergy to wheat run the risk of a serious allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled ice cream was distributed to retail supermarkets in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas, Illinois and Michigan. Kemps has now recalled product that was distributed to supermarkets in Kansas, Missouri, Indiana and Kentucky as well. The product comes in half-gallon square paper packages, with a UPC code of “41483 00407.” All code dates are affected.
The product recall was initiated by Kemps. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
Consumers who have purchased half-gallon packages of Kemps Bakery Classics French Silk Pie Ice Cream are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Kemps at 1-800-726-6455.