Boulder Ice Cream Announces a Voluntary Limited Recall of Ice Cream and Gelato Products Due to Possible Health Risk
Posted Nov 20 2012 6:08pm
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Contact Consumer: 303-494-0366
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 12, 2012 - BOULDER, Colo. - Due to the ongoing Sunland Inc. nationwide peanut recall, Boulder Ice Cream today announced a voluntary recall of certain ice cream and gelato products manufactured using peanut ingredients recalled by Sunland Inc. due to potential Salmonella contamination. For more information on the Sunland recall, please see the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s website
The below lots of Boulder Ice Cream Peanut Butter Cup pints (16oz), Sorano Gelato Chocolate Peanut Butter pints (16 oz), and additional food service products are being voluntarily recalled because peanuts possibly used in the production of these identified products may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and those with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
Boulder Ice Cream was notified by their contract manufacturer, Fresca Foods, Inc. located in Louisville, CO that Sunland peanuts were and may have been used in the production of certain peanut butter products in the past; therefore Boulder Ice Cream is voluntarily participating in the recall.
The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The products were distributed nationally to numerous large supermarket chains; the larger format container products were distributed to food service.
The specifics of the affected products are as follows:
Best By Dates
Boulder Ice Cream Peanut Butter Cup16ozBest By 08-16-13 or earlier
Sorano Gelato Chocolate Peanut Butter16ozBest By 08-10-13 or earlier
Boulder Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Gelato5 L PanBest By 10-03-12 or earlier
Boulder Ice Cream – Peanut Butter Cup2.5 Gal TubBest By 07-24-12 or earlier
Boulder Ice Cream - Elvis2.5 Gal TubBest By 07-24-12 or earlier
Yoki Bliss – Peanut Butter4 x 1 GalMfg Date 09-24-12 or earlier
The UPC is located on the side and the Best By Date is imprinted on the bottom of each 16 oz consumer pint container and on the sides of food service containers. All Yoki Bliss products contain a manufacture date.
Consumers who have purchased Boulder Ice Cream products with the above UPC and Best By Dates are urged to discard the product immediately. For additional questions consumers can contact the company at 303-494-0366, which is operational Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 PM MT.