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The following egg allergy alert is from the FDA and FAAN posted on August 24, 2011.

YoCream International, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling Nonfat NY Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Mix (Item 92147) because it contains undeclared eggs. Please note that the product is safe to consume by people who are not allergic to eggs. YoCream has been made aware of one allergic reaction by a consumer.
The affected Nonfat NY Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Mix was distributed throughout the United States, including to one US-based export customer. The product is available to consumers primarily through frozen yogurt shops and other retail establishments that serve frozen yogurt. The product is not sold as a consumer retail packaged item.
The Nonfat NY Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Mix is packaged in half-gallon cartons with the following lot codes, which can be found in ink jet printed on the side of the corrugated shipping box and on the topmost part of each individual carton: UPC: 81995 92147 LOT CODES: 2990, 3200, 3470, 3520, 0391, 0461, 0591, 0731, 0871, 0961, 1131, 1171, 1231, 1291, 1541, 1661, 1811, 1921, 2061, 2131.
This mislabeling issue is limited to only one SKU of the YoCream product line.
As of August 20, 2011, and until individual pre-printed cartons have been modified, every shipment of the Nonfat New York Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Mix SKU # 92147 leaving the YoCream warehouse has a corrective white label clearly stating “contains milk and egg” on the top of each ½ gallon carton as well as on both sides of every shipping case. All product inventories must be handled as follows:
Distributors: Contact YoCream to either:

  1. obtain allergen declaration labels/stickers and instructions for applying labels (or print your own labels to match those shown on the instruction sheet); YoCream will compensate for the labor cost incurred after submittal of a completed claim form, or
  2. coordinate with YoCream for product disposal and replacement.

Food Service Operators: Contact YoCream to:
  1. obtain allergen declaration labels and instructions for applying labels (or print your own labels to match those shown on the instruction sheet); Yocream will provide compensation for labor expense, upon submittal of the completed claim form, plus the cost of labels if self-supplied or
  2. coordinate product disposal and replacement or reimbursement with YoCream.

YoCream can also provide dispenser flavor strips which include the appropriate allergen declaration. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
Customers with questions may contact the company between 8:00-5:00 pm PST at 1 800 YOCREAM (1 800 962 7326); Fax 503 254 9579, or email to: customeralert.august2011@yocream.com

Picture at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm269536.htm.

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