Product Safety Notices & Recalls
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Recall: a situation in which exposure will, may, or may not cause adverse health consequences. Detail of the recalled product consequences is listed within each posted product recall.
Van Leeuwen Brown Sugar Chunk Ice Cream Recall
May 24, 2023
Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn, NY is voluntarily recalling 4,096 frozen 14 oz pints of its French Ice Cream product "Brown Sugar Chunk" because it contains an undeclared allergen, walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled product comes in a 14-ounce reddish brown package with black lettering on the cup and lid. The product is marked with lot number 23P102 (Best By Date April 12, 2025) which is displayed on the bottom of the pint. The recall does not apply to any other lot marking, best by date, or varieties of Van Leeuwen Ice Cream products.
Upon returning the product to your local Big Y or with the proof of purchase (if the product was discarded), you will receive a full refund.
The following products are sold at Big Y:
|Product Name||UPC||Size||Sell-by Date|
|Van Leeuwen Brown Sugar Chunk Ice Cream||8-50005-87229||14oz||23P102 / April 12, 2025|
Any questions or concerns should be directed to JD Dillion, JD@vanleeuwenicecream.com or 215.824.6613 between the hours of 9:00 – 5:00 EST.
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USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp