Kroger recalled the ice cream sold in at least 10 states because it may contain peanuts, an ingredient not listed on the label.
People with peanut sensitivities or allergies to nut products may be at risk for serious or even life-threatening allergic reactions if they eat the product. More than three million Americans suffer from peanut and/or nut allergies, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.The recall involved only 16-ounce pints of the ice cream with a sell-by date of June 18, 2012 and UPC code 11110 52909. The ice cream was sold at Kroger stores in the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee. It was also sold at Kroger's Jay C, Food 4 Less, Owen's, Pay Less and Scott's stores in Illinois and Indiana. Customers who bought the recalled product were told to return it to supermarkets for a refund or replacement.