Kroger Recalls Ice Cream Potentially Contaminated with Tree Nuts

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The Kroger Co. is recalling select containers of Kroger Deluxe Chocolate Paradise Ice Cream sold in 17 states due to potential contamination with tree nuts not listed on the label.

Anyone allergic to tree nuts could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. There is no safety issue for consumers who are not allergic to tree nuts. The ice cream is safe for non-allergic consumers to eat.

The product was sold in Kroger stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

The recall also includes Jay C, Food 4 Less, Hilander, Owen’s, Pay Less and Scott’s stores in Illinois and Indiana. Other stores Kroger operates under different banner names are not included in this recall.

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Kroger is using its Customer Recall Notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled Class 1 products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls. Customers should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement.

Kroger is recalling the following ice cream:

Kroger Deluxe Chocolate Paradise Ice Cream sold in 48-ounce containers with a "sell by" date of Jan 24 11 under the following UPC Code: 11110 50712. This is the only sell-by date affected by this recall.

Consumers who have questions about this recall may contact Kroger toll-free at (800) 632-6900. For more information, please visit Kroger.com/recalls.

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Source
Food and Drug Administration

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