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Frozen Desserts Recalled for Undeclared Milk

A California company is recalling various frozen dessert products because they contain a product derived from milk, a known allergen, but milk is not listed as an ingredient.

Arctic Zero, Inc. of Escondido, CA has issued a voluntary recall of 16 oz. pints and chocolate dipped dessert bars produced before February, 2012. The products were made with whey protein, which is made from milk, but milk was not declared as an ingredient on packaging.

Products subject to recall include the following.

Eight varieties sold in 16 oz. pints:

– Chocolate (UPC:  8-52244-00300-8)

– Vanilla Maple (UPC:  8-52244-00306-0)

– Mint Chocolate Cookie (UPC:  8-52244-00304-6)

– Cookies and Cream (UPC:  8-52244-00303-9)

– Chocolate Peanut Butter (UPC:  8-52244-00301-5)

– Coffee (UPC:  8-52244-00302-2)

– Strawberry (UPC:  8-52244-00305-3)

– Pumpkin Spice (UPC:  8-52244-00307-7)

Product codes and manufacture dates are located at the bottom of the pints.

Also subject to recall are 2 varieties of 4-pack chocolate dipped bars, including:

– Strawberry and Orange Cream (UPC: 8-52244-00309-1)

– Chocolate and Vanilla (UPC: 8-52244-00308-4)

Product codes and manufacture dates can be found on the right side of the front panel of the boxes.

The desserts were distributed to retailers nationwide, including Whole Foods, Publix, Sprouts, Winn Dixie, Independent Natural and Grocery Stores.

No adverse health effects have been linked to eating this product to date.

Consumers who purchased the recalled product and have a sensitivity to milk are urged to return the foods to their place of purchase for a full refund. Those with questions can call the company at 619-342-1432 x21 Monday through Friday between 9am and 4pm pacific time or email info@arcticzero.com.

Photos of all desserts subject to the recall can be found here.

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