Sadly on this Star Wars Day 2014 we must share a chocolate related food recall for your safety, Sisters and Brothers. I don't think there was any chocolate in the entire Star Wars universe was there? I mean, as far as we know it is in a narrow band around our own little planet where cocoa trees can flourish. As the weather warms up though the number of items we might need to be wary of increases as today's FDA announcement proves.
Two Private Selection Ice Cream Flavors Recalled for Undeclared Allergen
Consumer Contact: 800-576-4377
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 26, 2014 - The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it has recalled Private Selection Chocolate Hazelnut Mascarpone Ice Cream and Private Selection Caramel Hazelnut Fudge Truffle Ice Cream sold at the Kroger family of stores in 31 states because the products may contain egg not listed on the label.
People who are allergic to egg could have a severe reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to egg, there is no safety issue with the product. No customer illnesses have been reported to date.
Customers in the impacted states should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement.
What Kroger is doing: Kroger has removed potentially affected item from store shelves and initiated its customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled Class 1 products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.
What customers should do: Customers are asked to carefully check their freezers for the recalled product. Any opened or unopened products included in this recall should not be consumed by persons allergic to egg, and should be returned to their local store for a full refund.
Customers who have questions about this recall may contact Kroger toll-free at 800-KROGERS (800-576-4377). For more information, please visit www.kroger.com/recall.