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Clemmy’s is Voluntarily Recalling Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Due to Possible Health Risks



Brian Silver


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 9, 2012 – Clemmy’s Ice Cream of Rancho Mirage, CA is initiating a voluntary recall of Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip 16 ounce containers of ice cream that contains peanut butter associated with the Sunland, Inc., recall.  The peanut butter used in this product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Salmonella is 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 severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Clemmy’s Ice Cream  recalling this product which began with distribution in March 2011 nationwide and is available thru grocery stores.

A list of the recalled production lots is identified in the table below.  The Clemmy’s brand product is packaged in a standard pint container with prominent label identification.  The five-digit production code date is printed onto the bottom of the container.  No other Clemmy’s flavors are affected by this recall. 

Recalled Products and Production Code Dates

BrandDescriptionPack SizeUPCCode Date Range


Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip


8 94509 00231 9

11038 - 12215

The first production date of 11038 corresponds to 02/07/2011 and the most recent production date of 12215 corresponds to 08/02/2012.

The product carries a 2-year best by print requirement, in the MM/YY format, so expiration date range to list would be:

BB 02/13 through BB 08/14

There have been no reported illnesses attributed to this recall.  Clemmy’s is issuing this voluntary recall linked to the supplier's Peanut Butter recall to minimize the risk to the public health.

Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should not consume it and should destroy or discard the product. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 877.253.6698 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Time).

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

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this regard. Please feel free to contact us should you require additional information or assistance.



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