Nut Allergy Alert: Belmont Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream
House of Flavors Ice Cream Company, based in Ludington, Michigan, is recalling its Belmont Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream because it's ingredients may include an undeclared nut allergen. Consumers who may have an allergy or severe sensitivity to nuts run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The Belmont Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream was only distributed in Aldi stores in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. The recall was initiated after receiving two complaints of chocolate covered nuts found in the product and included associated allergic reaction from consumers allergic to nuts. The company is working to determine the type of nut allergen and conducting an internal audit to determine possible cause.
Only Belmont Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream packed in 1.5 quart containers stamped with UPC code 4149816310 and date code 13340 and 13341 and marked "Best by Date: Dec. 7, 2014" are affected by the recall.
No other Aldi products or are any other Belmont Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream or other Belmont Ice Cream products are affected by the recall.
House of Flavors it is taking precautionary steps, including removing all potentially impacted products from retail store shelves and the entire distribution system.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled products should return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund. Anyone requiring more information should contact House of Flavors consumer affairs at 1-800-930-7740, extension 2229, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. until 5 pm. (EST).