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Nestlé USA Issues Recall Of Limited Amounts Of Häagen-Dazs® Chocolate Chocolate Chip Ice Cream In East Coast Region Due To Mismatched Packaging
Ice Cream Contains Peanuts Not Identified on Bottom Carton
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 27, 2014 - Nestlé USA is initiating a recall of limited amounts of ice cream due to mismatched packaging. The affected products are 14-ounce cartons labeled as Häagen-Dazs Chocolate Chocolate Chip Ice Cream with a UPC of 74570-08400, and lid labeled as Häagen-Dazs Chocolate Peanut Butter. The best buy date and manufacturing code appear on the bottom of the carton: Best By date of 13May2015, Manufacturing code of 24-52 4133580418D.
These mismatched packages contain Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream, and the ingredient statement on the carton applies to Chocolate Chocolate Chip Ice Cream and does not identify peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts may run the risk of serious or potentially life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The ice cream was produced on May 13, 2014 and has been distributed in District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. No other production dates, sizes or varieties of Häagen-Dazs ice cream are affected by this recall. Häagen-Dazs product distributed in Canada is also not affected. Only products with mismatched flavor lids and cartons totaling 10,000 packages in the Eastern U.S. are being recalled.
A consumer reported the mismatched packaging to Nestlé. The company is investigating this incident and is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in implementing this product recall. Nestlé is also working with Food Allergy Research & Education to alert consumers in the affected areas.
Consumers with a peanut allergy are advised by Nestlé not to consume it. Consumers who have purchased the product (UPC 74570-08400 and Manufacturing code 24-52 4133580418D Best By 13May2015) can call 800-993-8924 or visit the website at www.haagen-dazs.com.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.