Archived Content

The content on this page is provided for reference purposes only. This content has not been altered or updated since it was archived.

Safety

Recall -- Firm Press Release

 

FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company.

 

YoCream International, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On
Undeclared Egg In Nonfat NY Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Mix

 

Contact:
Consumer:
1 800 962 7326
customeralert.august2011@yocream.com

Media:
Elizabeth Brill
212-704-4476

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 23, 2011 - YoCream International, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling Nonfat NY Cheesecake Frozen
Yogurt Mix (Item 92147) because it contains undeclared eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the
risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Please note that the product is safe to consume by people who are not allergic to eggs. YoCream has been made aware of one allergic
reaction by a consumer.

The affected Nonfat NY Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Mix was distributed throughout the United States, including to one US-based export customer. The product is available to consumers primarily through frozen yogurt shops and other retail establishments that serve frozen
yogurt. The product is not sold as a consumer retail packaged item.

The Nonfat NY Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Mix is packaged in half-gallon cartons with the following lot codes, which can be found in ink
jet printed on the side of the corrugated shipping box and on the topmost part of each individual carton:

UPC: 81995 92147
LOT CODES: 2990, 3200, 3470, 3520, 0391, 0461, 0591, 0731, 0871, 0961, 1131,
1171, 1231, 1291, 1541, 1661, 1811, 1921, 2061, 2131.

This mislabeling issue is limited to only one SKU of the YoCream product line.

As of August 20, 2011, and until individual pre-printed cartons have been modified, every shipment of the Nonfat New York Cheesecake
Frozen Yogurt Mix SKU # 92147 leaving the YoCream warehouse has a corrective white label clearly stating “contains milk and egg” on
the top of each ½ gallon carton as well as on both sides of every shipping case.

All product inventories must be handled as follows:

Distributors:
Contact YoCream to either:

      1) obtain allergen declaration labels/stickers and instructions for applying labels (or print your own labels to
      match those shown on the instruction sheet); YoCream will compensate for the labor cost incurred after submittal of
      a completed claim form, or
      2) coordinate with YoCream for product disposal and replacement.

Food Service Operators:
Contact YoCream to:

      1) obtain allergen declaration labels and instructions for applying labels (or print your own labels to match those
      shown on the instruction sheet); Yocream will provide compensation for labor expense, upon submittal of the
      completed claim form, plus the cost of labels if self-supplied or 
      2) coordinate product disposal and replacement or reimbursement with YoCream.

YoCream can also provide dispenser flavor strips which include the appropriate allergen declaration.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

Customers with questions may contact the company between 8:00-5:00 pm PST at 1 800 YOCREAM (1 800 962 7326); Fax 503 254 9579, or email to: customeralert.august2011@yocream.com 

###

RSS Feed for FDA Recalls Information [what's this?]

Photo: Product Labels

Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.