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Unilever United States, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert for Limited Number of Tubs of Breyers® No Sugar Added Salted Caramel Swirl Due to Undeclared Almond
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 16, 2015 — Englewood Cliffs, NJ — Unilever United States, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of tubs of Breyers® No Sugar Added Salted Caramel Swirl because they may inadvertently contain almonds, which are not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almond run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The affected product was distributed in 1.5-quart (1.41L) paperboard tubs marked with a unit UPC of 7756738393, with a best before date of NOV2915GB, located on the bottom of the tub. No other best before dates are affected.
The product was distributed nationwide to limited retailers and reached consumers through retail stores. No product was shipped outside the U.S.
No Breyers® brand gelato, ice cream, or other frozen dairy dessert products are affected by this limited voluntary recall. No allergic reactions have been reported to date. The company initiated the recall as a result of a consumer complaint.
Consumers who have purchased boxes of the above product with the affected UPC and best before date are asked to immediately discontinue use of the product, retain the outer box and call 877-270-7402, which is operational 24 hours a day seven days a week, to request a replacement coupon.
This limited voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
The company is placing a notification on the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) website www.foodallergy.org.
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