Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans in Mayfield Vanilla Classic Ice Cream
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Athens, Tennessee -- February 21, 2008 -- Mayfield Dairy Farms announced today that it is voluntarily recalling half-gallon rectangular paper cartons of Mayfield Vanilla Classic Ice Cream with a code date of 01/30/09 and a Universal Product Code (UPC) number of 75243 20144. The recall was initiated because the affected product contains pecans, which are not listed on the label. No other code dates or Mayfield Dairy Farms products are involved in this recall.
Some individuals with allergies to pecans run the risk of a serious reaction if they consume this product. No allergic reactions have been reported.
This recall includes only 250 units. The affected product was distributed in parts of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida. The majority of the product has been recovered and Mayfield's delivery drivers and distributors are working with retail stores to actively recover the remaining product.
HOW TO IDENTIFY THE RECALLED PRODUCT
This recall includes only half-gallon rectangular paper cartons of Mayfield Vanilla Classic Ice Cream with a code date of 01/30/09 and plant code of 47225. Consumers should look for this information on the end of the carton. The UPC number is 75243 20144. No other code dates or Mayfield Dairy Farms products are involved in this recall.
The company apologizes for any inconvenience to its customers. Consumers who purchase the product may return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions can contact the company at 1-800-MAYFIELD (1-800-629-3435).
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration have been notified of this voluntary recall.
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