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Utica-Based Velvet Voluntarily Recalls Ice Creams Containing Peanut Products

UPDATED: Thursday October 11, 2012 11:35 AM

Velvet Ice Cream has been notified that peanut products sold to its company could be contaminated with salmonella.

The Utica-based company issued a voluntary recall of its peanut-butter flavored ice cream, such as Buckeye Classic and Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious, sometimes fatal infections in young children, the frail or the elderly.

The follow products could be affected:

Velvet Supreme Peanut Butter Cup - 1/2 gallon UPC #70682-10119 10181 6/30/2010
Velvet Peanut Butter Cup - 3 gallon UPC #70682-10539 10181 6/30/2010
Velvet Buckeye Classic - 56oz UPC #70682-10038 10193 7/12/2010
Velvet Buckeye Classic - 3 gallon UPC #70682-10519 10193 7/12/2010
Velvet Buckeye Classic - 3 gallon UPC #70682-10519 12207 7/25/2012
Velvet Buckeye Classic - 3 gallon UPC #70682-10519 12227 8/14/2012
Velvet Buckeye Classic - pints UPC #70682-10423 12251 9/07/2012

The codes can be found on the bottom of 56 oz. and pint cartons, label of 3 gallon container and flap of half-gallon carton.
Anyone who purchased one of the affected batches can return the product to the store of purchase for a full refund.

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