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Turkey Hill Dairy recalls ice cream and dairy dessert due to metal shavings scare

The voluntary recall affects Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Premium Ice Cream, Fudge Ripple Premium Ice Cream, and Moose Tracks Stuff’d Frozen Dairy Dessert.

October 17, 2013
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With the government shut down over (lasting from Oct. 1 to Oct. 16), the Food and Drug Administration resumed sending out recall notices. Today it reported this recall, dated Oct. 4:

Turkey Hill Dairy of Conestoga, Pa., is recalling specific packages of 1.5 qt. (48 oz./1.42L) of Fudge Ripple Premium Ice Cream and 1 Pint (16 oz./473 ml) packages of Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Premium Ice Cream, and Moose Tracks® Stuff’d Frozen Dairy Dessert due to the possibility that some packages may contain metal shavings. [Editor's note: Turkey Hill Dairy is a unit of supermarket giant Kroger.]

Turkey Hill Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Premium Ice Cream

  • Size: 1 Pint (473 ml)
  • UPC Code: 0-20735-42005-8
  • Sell By Date: 10/04/2014 42-092

Turkey Hill Fudge Ripple Premium Ice Cream

  • Size: 1.5 quart (48 Ounce)
  • UPC Code: 0-20735-11011-9
  • Sell By Date: 09/30/2014 42-092

Turkey Hill Moose Tracks Stuff’d Frozen Dairy Dessert

  • Size: 1 Pint (473 ml)
  • UPC Code: 0-20735-42025-6
  • Sell By Date: 09/27/2014 42-092

There have been no reports of any foreign objects being found or any injury/illness occurring.

The recalled items are limited to packages sold at select Turkey Hill Minit Markets in Pennsylvania, select Wal-Marts in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and other small grocers and convenience stores in Maryland and Pennsylvania. All affected stores are directly delivered to and serviced by Turkey Hill Dairy and have been instructed to remove the product from their shelves.

All affected containers would have been purchased by consumers after October 1, 2013.

Consumers who have purchased affected packages of the products listed with the code cited above can return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or contact Turkey Hill Dairy at 1-800-MY-DAIRY (1-800-693-2479).
 

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