Kawartha Dairy recalls some ice cream products that may contain small pieces of metal

Recall affects eight production codes of retail and commercial versions of Mint Chip Ice Cream and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

If you have Kawartha Dairy's Mint Chip Ice Cream or Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream in your freezer, check the cartons for specific production codes to see if the ice cream has been recalled. Kawartha Dairy is recalling the production codes because of the possibility that chocolate chips used in the ice cream may include small pieces of metal. Retailers including grocery stores should also be removing these products from their shelves. (Supplied photos)
If you have Kawartha Dairy's Mint Chip Ice Cream or Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream in your freezer, check the cartons for specific production codes to see if the ice cream has been recalled. Kawartha Dairy is recalling the production codes because of the possibility that chocolate chips used in the ice cream may include small pieces of metal. Retailers including grocery stores should also be removing these products from their shelves. (Supplied photos)

Bobcaygeon-based Kawartha Dairy Limited is voluntarily recalling eight production codes of two flavours of its ice cream because of the potential of small pieces of metal in the chocolate chips provided by one of its suppliers.

The popular dairy made the announcement on its Facebook and Instagram accounts last Tuesday (November 24).

“We are making this voluntary withdrawal out of an abundance of caution, because the safety of our customers and your confidence in our products has always been our number one priority,” the dairy writes. “Kawartha Dairy has not received any consumer complaints regarding this issue and no injuries have been reported.”

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On Sunday (November 29), the Canadian Food Inspection Agency also posted a food recall warning at the request of Kawartha Dairy.

The recalled products include the following production codes of Mint Chip Ice Cream and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream, both the 1.5-litre retail sizes and the 11.4-litre commercial sizes:

Restaurants and institutions using Kawartha Dairy's Mint Chip Ice Cream or Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream should check the tubs for specific production codes to see if the ice cream has been recalled. Kawartha Dairy is recalling the production codes because of the possibility that chocolate chips used in the ice cream may include small pieces of metal. (Supplied photos)
Restaurants and institutions using Kawartha Dairy’s Mint Chip Ice Cream or Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream should check the tubs for specific production codes to see if the ice cream has been recalled. Kawartha Dairy is recalling the production codes because of the possibility that chocolate chips used in the ice cream may include small pieces of metal. (Supplied photos)
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No other flavours of ice cream are involved, and the recall is limited to the specific production codes listed above.

Consumers should not eat the recalled products and retailers, restaurants, and institutions should not sell or use the recalled products

If you have a recalled product, Kawartha Dairy says you can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund, or email info@kawarthadairy.com for a full refund or if you have any further questions.

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