WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVF) — Unilever, the parent company of Ben and Jerry's, has voluntarily recalled a limited quantity of two of the ice cream's flavors.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the recall affects Coconut Seven Layer Bar in bulk and pints of Chunky Monkey, because they may inadvertently contain tree nuts that are not listed in the ingredient list or allergy information list. This includes almonds, Brazil nuts and hazelnuts.
Those who have an allergy to these tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the recalled ice cream.
The recalled Ben and Jerry's Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk product is sold in a 2.4-gallon tub with a UPC of 076840104246 and a best by date of September 15, 2020.
The recalled Ben and Jerry's Chunky Monkey pints have a UPC that reads 076840100354, with best by dates of August 28, 2020; August 29, 2020 and August 30, 2020.
No other container sizes or best by dates are affected by the voluntary recall.
Customers who have purchased containers of the recalled ice cream with the UPC and best by dates listed above should not eat it, keep the outer container, and call (833) 236-1237.
To read the full recall on FDA's website, head here.