Ben & Jerry’s Recall
Ben & Jerry's has issued an allergy alert on "undeclared peanut".
The company has issued a voluntary recall on a limited number of boxes of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Fudge Brownie Pint Slices which may contain Vanilla Peanut Butter Cup Pint Slices.
The ingredient peanut butter (containing the known allergen peanut), is undeclared on the outer product packaging. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.
The affected product is sold in a paperboard box, containing 9 fL oz (266 mL) (3 individually wrapped ice cream slices) with UPC code of 076840657940 best by date AUG1218LT2 and lot number of AUG1218LT2
According to Ben & Jerry's website:
Consumers who have purchased boxes of the above product with the affected UPC code and date code are asked to immediately discontinue use of the product, retain the outer box and call 877-270-7397, which is operational 24 hours a day, for more information about the recall and to request a replacement coupon. A consumer services representative is available between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM EDT.
This limited voluntary recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).