Thursday, February 5, 2009

Hershey Creamery Announces Voluntary Recall of Goo Goo Peanut Butter Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk

The Hershey Creamery Company is voluntarily recalling half gallons of Hershey's Goo Goo Peanut Butter Ice Cream sold in retail outlets in Maine, New Hampshire,Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Maryland, District of Columbia, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan.

Hershey Creamery Company's chocolate covered peanut supplier informed them the peanuts they were purchasing were part of the expanded recall by The Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). This initiated the company to voluntarily recall Hershey's Goo Goo Peanut Butter Ice Cream. The Goo Goo Peanut Butter half gallons were manufactured on April 27, 2007. The code date (7110) can be found printed next to the UPC Code 2468203340.

Hershey Creamery has not received any consumer illness complaints associated with Goo Goo Peanut Butter Ice Cream. The recall is a precautionary measure to protect the health and safety of its customers. No other Hershey Creamery products are involved in this recall.

Any outlet that has purchased the recalled product should stop selling it. Remaining half gallons should be returned to Hershey delivery personnel for a full refund. Customers who have Hershey's Goo Goo Peanut Butter in their possession should stop eating it. Remaining ice cream should be disposed of.

Refunds can be made by cutting out the UPC label on the carton and sending it to:

Hershey Creamery Company.
Goo Goo Peanut Butter Ice Cream
PO Box 1821
Harrisburg, PA 17105

Hershey Creamery Company is not affiliated with the Hershey Companies of Hershey, PA.

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