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Perry's Ice Cream Company Adds Products to Voluntary Recall of Select Peanut Butter Ice Cream Products as a result of PCA Expanded Recall

Contact:
Diane Austin
716.542.5492 x294
Marissa Wilson
716.542.5492 X274

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Buffalo, N.Y. – January 30, 2009 – Perry’s Ice Cream today announced an update to their January 17, 2009 and January 22, 2009 voluntary recalls of select ice cream products containing peanut butter because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The ice cream products added to the previous list contain Spanish peanuts and granulated peanuts supplied by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). The action was taken immediately after PCA issued an expanded recall of all product manufactured in their Blakely, Georgia facility since Jan 1, 2007. PCA is the subject of an FDA investigation concerning recent Salmonella outbreaks.

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. For more information on Salmonella, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Website at http://www.cdc.gov.

The new items are:

UPC CodeItemSizeLot # or Code Date
75767-50030Perry's Butterscotch Sundae1.75 QTAll Lots
75767-39008Perry's Hot Fudge Sundae8 OzAll Lots
75767-20036Perry's Hot Fudge Sundae1.5 QTAll Lots
75767-20036Perry's Hot Fudge Sundae1.75 QTAll Lots
75767-22504Perry's Light No Sugar Added Mexican Sundae1.75 QTAll Lots
NonePerry's Nutty Business3 GLAll Lots
75767-00237Perry's Nutty Business1.75 QTAll Lots
75767-57001Perry's Nutty Cones24/4.1fl oz eachAll Lots
75767-82040Perry's Vanilla Nutty Cones6/4.1fl oz eachAll Lots
NonePerry's Peanut Butter Swirl3 GLAll Lots
NonePerry's Sabres Top Shelf Sundae3 GLAll Lots
75767-50060Perry's Sabres Top Shelf Sundae1.75 QTAll Lots
    
15400-22251Shurfine Heavenly Hash1.75 QTAll Lots
15400-82995Shurfine Sundae Cones6/4.1fl oz eachAll Lots
    
77890-64182Wegmans Heavenly Hash1.75 QTAll Lots
77890-16059Wegmans Tin Roof Sundae1.75 QTAll Lots
77890-97864Wegmans Sundae Cones6/3.8fl oz eachAll Lots
    
42704-00319Cumberland Farms Hot Fudge Sundae1.75 QTAll Lots
42704-00314Cumberland Farms Café Coffee Fudge1.75 QTNov 12, 2009 only
    
50711-10124Baldwin Peanut Butter Cup1.75 QTAll Lots

A complete list of the products now affected can be found on the company’s website (www.perrysicecream.com)

The products have been distributed in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Florida, Illinois and Indiana.

The company has not received any consumer illness complaints about these products.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to destroy the product. Consumers with questions or who would like a refund may contact the Perry’s Consumer Affairs Department at 1-800-873-7797 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday EST. For updated recall information, or to leave a message during non-business hours, please call 716-562-0260.

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