Labeling error leads to ice cream recall
Jun 12, 2003 12:00 PM, from staff and wire reportsLand-O-Sun Dairies LLC is voluntarily recalling certain containers of PET brand butter pecan ice cream due to a labeling error. Mislabeled containers bear these manufacturing codes:
B FEB 15 04 45051 18:36 through 18:49
The affected packages were filled with a different product, which may contain undeclared peanuts and gluten. Individuals with allergies to peanuts or gluten may run the risk of a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product.
The product was sold in square half-gallon cartons and distributed in grocery stores in northern Florida, eastern Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, West Virginia, Virginia, and eastern Kentucky.
Containers not bearing the above codes are not affected by this recall. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported. The recall involves 250 half-gallon cartons, of which 183 have already been recovered.
Those with containers of the recalled ice cream are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For further information, phone Land-O-Sun's customer service line at 800-683-0765.