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H-E-B Issues Precautionary and Voluntary Recall for Creamy Creations Peanut Brittle Ice Cream

Contact:
Marcie Casas, GDC
210-884-8070 (cell)
mcasas@gdc-co.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --San Antonio, TX-- February 5, 2009 --- H-E-B is voluntarily recalling Creamy Creations Peanut Brittle Ice Cream, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.  The recalled product contains peanut products supplied by Peanut Corporation of America, which has recently announced an expansion of a voluntary recall covering all peanut products made in their Blakely, GA plant since January 1, 2007.  Peanut Corporation of America is currently the focus of an ongoing investigation concerning the recent Salmonella outbreak.

The Creamy Creations Peanut Brittle Ice Cream product was seasonal, sold only during the summer, and is no longer in stores.

“We are absolutely committed to food safety. This is a voluntary and precautionary recall issued in cooperation with the FDA,” said Winell Herron, H-E-B Group Vice President of Public Affairs and Diversity.

No illnesses have been reported to date. Customers who purchased the product should return it to their nearest H-E-B for a full refund. Customers with additional questions can contact H-E-B Customer Service at 1-800-432-3113.

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