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Recall -- Firm Press Release

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Turner Holdings, LLC Announces Voluntary Recall Due to Potentially Contaminated Peanuts

Turner Holdings, LLC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- March 4, 2009 -- Turner Holdings of Covington, Tennessee is recalling approximately 80,024 units of various ice cream flavors because the chocolate coated peanuts in the ice cream was supplied by Kerry Ingredients & Flavours and it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

These products were sold by Turner to distributors in Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas and were sold through grocery stores, supermarkets, dollar stores, drug stores and discount stores.

No illnesses have been reported or related to these products.

The recall was initiated when Turner Holdings, LLC was notified that Kerry Ingredients & Flavours was recalling the chocolate covered peanuts used to manufacture the listed products.

Consumers that have this product should not consume it. They should discard the ice cream but take the packaging back to the location of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 901-476-2643.

The ice cream products included in this recall are:

Item DescriptionPackage SizeUPCBest By DatesRecalled Units
Hiland Candy Bar Crunch3-56oz72060-08268-56-6-08 thru 1-29-1051,588
Best Choice Tin Roof Sundae4-HGL70038-59617-04-2-09 thru 1-27-1028,436




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