Stewart’s Shops has issued a recall for pints of Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup ice cream because they may have been incorrectly packaged with a lid for a different flavor, resulting in a dangerous situation for those with peanut allergies.
Stewart’s says the recall was issued after a pint of Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup ice cream was found with a Chocolate ice cream lid. The mix-up could cause serious problems for those with peanut allergies, who run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they incorrectly purchase and eat the Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup ice cream.
The affected product was distributed in upstate New York and Southern Vermont.
The Stewart’s pint Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup ice cream is packaged in a 16 oz. cardboard container, UPC 0 82086 44468 8. Affected units have a Sell By code date of 08/23/18 which can be found on the bottom of the package. All other expiration code dates of Stewart’s pint Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup ice cream are not affected by the recall.
No illnesses have been reported and Stewart’s says there are no other safety issues with the product for those who do not have peanut allergies.
Customers who purchased Stewart’s pint Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream with a Sell By code date of 08/23/18 can return them to their local Stewart’s Shops for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact Stewart’s Consumer Affairs Department at 518-581-1200 ext. 2130, Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30 pm.