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Lochmead Dairy Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds in Lochmead Farms Country Fresh Chocolate Premium Ice Cream
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Junction City, OR -- October 15, 2007 -- Lochmead Dairy of Junction City, Oregon is recalling half gallons of Lochmead Farms Country Fresh Chocolate Premium Ice Cream with code date June 22, 2008 because they may contain undeclared almonds. People who have allergies or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The recalled Lochmead Farms Country Fresh Chocolate Premium Ice Cream was distributed by Lochmead Dairy, Inc to Dari Marts and other markets in the Eugene and Corvallis areas.
The product comes in half gallon round containers with "Lochmead Farms Country Fresh Chocolate Premium Ice Cream" on the top label and June 22, 2008 stamped on the bottom.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the almond-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of almonds. Subsequent investigation indicates that the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s production and packaging processes.
Consumers who have purchased Lochmead Farms Country Fresh Chocolate Premium Ice Cream with code date June 22, 2008 are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 541-998-8544.