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Published: Friday, 3/16/2007

Ben & Jerry s recalls ice cream that contains undisclosed wheat


SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. Ben & Jerry s Homemade Inc. is recalling 250,000 pints of its Country Peach Cobbler ice cream because the containers do not list wheat as an ingredient.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of temporary health problems or illness if they eat the ice cream, the company said today.

No illnesses had been reported by tonight, Ben & Jerry s said.

Consumers who purchased Country Peach Cobbler with the dates Jan. 23, 24 or Feb. 8 or 9, 2008, printed on the bottom are advised to discard the pints. Ben & Jerry s will give a full refund to consumers who send the base of an empty container back to company.

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