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Albertsons ice cream recalled for salmonella

Two Albertsons brand ice cream flavors, seen above in photos released by the Food and Drug Administration, were recalled due to salmonella concerns.

October 11, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two Albertsons brand ice cream flavors are being recalled due to fears of salmonella contamination.

The Peanut Butter Cup and Peanut Butter Chocolate flavors may contain a peanut butter ingredient contaminated with salmonella. The Dean Foods Company of California and Meadow Gold Dairy are involved in the recall, which also has to do with peanut butter manufacturer, Sunland.

Both flavors come in 1.5-quart cardboard cartons. So far, no complaints or illnesses have been reported. The recalled products were sold between March 26, 2010 and Sept. 25, 2012 in California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming and Washington.

The ice cream is printed with one of two plant codes: Either 49-11 or 06-20 and a "BEST BY" or "EXP" date ranging from March 26, 2010 to Sept. 25, 2012. The Peanut Butter Cup flavor has UPC codes 41163 or 45891. The Peanut Butter Chocolate flavor has UPC codes 41163 or 45903.

The processing facilities have stopped distribution of the recalled product. Consumers who bought the products are advised not to eat it and discard it. You can contact the company at 1 (800) 587-2259 between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.