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Casper's Ice Cream, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Fat Boy® Casco® Nut Sundae on a Stick And Fat Boy® Casco® Cherry Cordial Nut Sundae on a Stick Products Because of Possible Health Risk
888-328-2691 ext. 51
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- March 4, 2009 - Casper's Ice Cream, Inc. of Richmond, UT in cooperation with the FDA is voluntarily recalling all Fat Boy® Casco® Nut Sundae on a stick and Fat Boy® Cherry Cordial Casco® Nut Sundae on a stick products because they contain granulated peanuts supplied by Peanut Corporation of America, Plainview, TX, which may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
NO ILLNESSES HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN CONNECTION WITH FAT BOY® NUT SUNDAE PRODUCTS. ALL FAT BOY® PRODUCTS AND INGREDIENTS ARE ROUTINELY TESTED AND HAVE TESTED NEGATIVE FOR ANY CONTAMINATION.
Fat Boy® Casco® Nut Sundae on a stick and Fat Boy® Cherry Cordial Casco® Nut Sundae on a stick are distributed nationwide through retail grocery and convenient stores.
All Lot #'s with a “best by” date prior to 3/3/2010 of the following products and UPC codes are impacted by this recall:
Product -- UPC
Fat Boy® Casco® Nut Sundae on a stick - 6 pack -- 7786500033
Fat Boy® Casco® Nut Sundae on a stick - 12 pack -- 7786500001
Fat Boy® Cherry Cordial Casco® Nut Sundae on a stick -- 7786500034
We apologize for any inconvenience that this causes our customers. Fat Boy products have been on the market since 1925 and have never had a food safety issue.
If you have any of these products please contact us at 888-328-2691 ext 51.