11,000 cartons of ice cream are being recalled after a customer discovered a piece of metal in a container of the frozen treat.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that Weis Markets have issued a recall for their ice cream products. The ice cream that was recalled includes
• 10,869 containers of Weis Quality Cookies and Cream Ice Cream (48 oz.), and
• 502 bulk containers of Klein’s Vanilla Dairy Ice Cream (3 gallon)
The reason for the recall: "because the products may be contaminated with extraneous material, specifically metal filling equipment parts," says the USFDA.
The ice cream recalled was sold in 197 Weis Market' in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Delaware and West Virginia.
The Weis Quality Cookies and Cream ice cream is packaged in a round 48- ounce container with a UPC of 041497-01253 and with a sell-by date of 10/28/21. This was produced on 10/28/2020 and released for sale on 10/29/2020. The sell by date is located on the bottom of the container. An example of the label has been included with this release.
The Klein’s Vanilla bulk ice cream is packaged in 3-gallon containers with a code stamp of 0302 and are not for retail sale. This product was sold to one retail establishment in New York and has been removed from sale.
Additional ice cream products packaged on 10/28/2020 included:
• Klein’s Cookies and Cream Dairy Bulk – 665 containers, and
• Nelson’s Graham Slam Bulk – 286 containers
These items are packaged in 3-gallon bulk containers with a code stamp of 0302 and are not for retail sale. They were stored in a warehouse and have not been distributed.