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Dairy Fresh Conducts Voluntary Recall of IGA® Brand “Vanilla & Chocolate” 1.75 Quart Ice Cream Because Package May Contain Undeclared Allergens (Almonds, Coconut, Soy)



Jamaison Schuler
(214) 721-7766

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 9, 2013 - Dairy Fresh is voluntarily recalling a specific batch of IGA Brand “Vanilla & Chocolate” Ice Cream (1.75 quart, 1.66L) with the plant code “3783” and a SELL BY date of 08-13-13 because it incorrectly contains Heavenly Hash ice cream, which contains almonds, coconut, and soy, which are allergens not declared on the carton. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds, coconut, or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The company is aware of one consumer who experienced an allergic reaction after consuming the product manufactured with the “SELL BY” date of 08-13-13. The company is not aware of any other complaint or illness to date related to this issue.

In an abundance of caution, the company is also recalling Vanilla & Chocolate ice cream dated between 06-08-13 and 08-27-13. The specific dates are listed below.

A small number of Vanilla & Chocolate packages were inadvertently used when the company was producing Heavenly Hash ice cream. As a result, a consumer may purchase a Vanilla & Chocolate package that contains Heavenly Hash ice cream.

This product is produced by the Dairy Fresh processing facility in Winston Salem, North Carolina, and is sold at IGA stores.


SizeNameFlavorUPC #DatesPlant code
1.75 quart(1.66L)IGA BrandVanilla & Chocolate4127046131Sell by: 06-08-13

This product is produced by the Dairy Fresh processing facility in Winston Salem, North Carolina, and is sold at IGA stores.other Vanilla & Chocolate dated between 06-08-13 and 08-27-13. All Vanilla & Chocolate cartons carry the above referenced Universal Product Code (UPC) and plant code “3783.”

Consumers who purchased the product may discard it and return the product package to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions can contact Dairy Fresh 1-800-587-2259 between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Time, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been notified of this voluntary recall.


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