Unilever Issues Allergy Alert on Wheat in a Limited Number of Tubs of Breyers Ice Cream

October 23, 2009

Unilever United States, Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is voluntarily recalling a limited number of tubs of Breyers®ice cream because it was mispackaged and may contain undeclared wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The products being recalled are:

Breyers All Natural Mint Chocolate Chip
Size: 1.5-quart (1.41L)
UPC: 077567254245
Lot Code/Best If Used By dates: FEB1711GH, FEB1811GH & FEB1911GH ONLY (located on the bottom of the tub)

On a limited number of tubs, the lid describes the product as "Breyers®All Natural Cookies & Cream" ice cream, and the tub portion of the package describes the product as "Breyers®All Natural Mint Chocolate Chip" ice cream. The product inside of the tub is "All Natural Cookies & Cream." The ingredient statement on the tub does not declare wheat, which is an ingredient of the Cookies & Cream product.

No adverse reactions have been reported to date.

For more information please call Unilever at 1-877-270-7402 or visit their website.