Byrne Dairy is recalling half-gallon cartons of chocolate ice cream sold by Walmart and other retailers in New York State because the ice cream may contain undeclared peanuts, posing a risk of a serious or life-threatening reaction to those allergic to the nuts .
The recall is notable because it comes nearly three weeks after the death of a young woman prompted another company to do sonot listed on the product label.
Órla Baxendale, 25, had a fatal allergic reaction on January 11th. Friends say that theybefore eating a cookie he bought at a Stew Leonard’s grocery store in Connecticut.
The latest recall involves Byrne Dairy Mighty Fine Chocolate Ice Cream, which has a last date of sale of Oct. 4, 2024, because it may contain undeclared peanuts, the Syracuse, New York-based company said Tuesday. “People who are allergic to peanuts are at risk of experiencing a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product,” the FDA statement said specified.
The recall follows a consumer complaint that a product containing peanut butter was contained in packaging that did not list the ingredient due to mislabeling. “Due to a manufacturing defect, the chocolate ice cream may also contain peanut butter,” the company said.
Walmart Lists 19 stores in as many cities as sell the recalled product, including locations in East Syracuse, Utica, Waterloo and Watkins Gen. Distributed to Upstate retailers…