The nation’s largest grocery store operator, Kroger, announced that they are recalling ice cream sold in their stores that contains peanuts not listed on the label.
Private Selection Extreme Moose Tracks ice cream in 16-ounce pints with a sell-by date of June 18,2012 and the UPC code 11110 52909 is being recalled because peanuts are not mentioned on the label, which is a potential threat to those consumers with peanut allergies. The ice cream was sold at Kroger stores in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee, as well as the company’s Jay C, Food 4 Less, Owen’s, Pay Less and Scott’s stores in Ill inois and Indiana.
According to Peanutallergy.com, signs and symptoms of peanut allergy can include but is not limited to: rashes such as hives or redness, itching or tingling around the mouth, digestive problems such as diarrhea or nausea, tightening of the chest, runny nose, and anaphylaxis. About 150 people die annually from food allergies in the United States.
A person who is allergic to a specific food product should know if a product has that ingredient. If you or a loved one has been affected by unintentionally ingesting a recalled food product, call Spiros Law, P.C. at (815) 929-9292 to explore your legal rights.
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