News Releases

June 14, 2012

Unilever Recalls Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream: Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Fudge Covered Wafer Cookies & a Chocolate Nougat Swirl

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received the following news release regarding the recall of pint containers of its Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream: Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Fudge Covered Wafer Cookies & a Chocolate Nougat Swirl ("Chocolate Nougat Crunch") that are missing the allergen advisory statement, "Allergy Information: Fudge covered wafer pieces have been manufactured on shared equipment that processes peanuts and tree nuts". 

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts or tree nuts (chestnuts, Brazil nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pine nuts and cashews) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the recalled product. 

The affected product is sold in pint containers with a UPC of 7684020899, and date codes: JUL1113BJ1, JUL1213BJ1, AUG0113BJ1, AUG0213BJ1, AUG2313BJ1, AUG2413BJ1, AUG2513BJ1, SEP2013BJ1, SEP2113BJ1, OCT2313BJ1.  The date code can be found on the bottom of the pint.       

The product was distributed nationwide and reached consumers through retail stores.  No product was shipped outside of the U.S. 

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm307962.htm?source=govdelivery.

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