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Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Issues Allergy Alert for Limited Number of Jars of Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Caramel Gelato Due to Undeclared Peanut

Contact:
Consumer:
877-270-7393

Media:
Jaime Stein
201-894-7760
mediarelations.usa@unilever.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 27, 2015, – Minneapolis, MN – Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto, a Unilever company, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of jars of Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Caramel Gelato because they may inadvertently contain peanuts (as peanut butter), which are not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The affected product was distributed in one pint (473 mL) clear plastic jars marked with a unit UPC of 8685200024 located on the side of the jar, and a best by date of 05/19/2016 located on the bottom of the jar. No other best by dates are affected.

The product was distributed nationwide in retail stores. No product was shipped outside the U.S.

Quart-sized containers of the Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Caramel Gelato are not affected by this limited voluntary recall. No other Talenti brand gelato or sorbetto products are affected. No allergic reactions have been reported to date.

The company initiated the recall as a result of a consumer complaint.

Consumers who have purchased jars of the above product with the affected UPC and best by date are asked to immediately discontinue use of the product, retain the plastic jar and call 877-270-7393, 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.orgdisclaimer icon and the FAACT website www.foodallergyawareness.orgdisclaimer icon.

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