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Paleteria La Super Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Walnuts, Milk and Coconut in Their Nut, Esquimal , and Pina Colada Ice Cream Bars
Paleteria La Super
610 N 18th Ave.
Yakima, WA 98901
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 18, 2011 - Paleteria La Super, Yakima, Washington is voluntarily recalling their NUT, ESQUIMAL, and PINA COLADA flavored ice cream bars because they may contain undeclared walnuts, milk, and coconut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts, milk, and coconut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The flavored ice cream bars contain undeclared allergens as follows:
- NUT: 3.5 oz. ice cream bar contains but ingredient statement did not declare Walnuts.
- ESQUIMAL: 3.5 oz. ice cream bar contains but ingredient statement did not declare Milk.
- PINA COLADA: 3.5 oz. ice cream bar contains but ingredient statement did not declare Coconut.
The Nut, Esquimal, and Pina Colada flavor ice cream bars were distributed to retail stores in Yakima areas in Washington. Products are sold under Paleteria La Super brand.
The products are packaged in clear plastic wrapper, and are not coded with any lot codes or best by dates. The products can be stored in freezer up to three months.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the Walnut, Milk, and Coconut containing products were distributed in packaging that did not declare the presence of Walnut, Milk, and Coconut.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who have bought these products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company directly at 509-949-8544 between the hours of 8:00-5:00 PST.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.