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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 28, 2013 - Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto is voluntarily initiating a product recall of Talenti Gelato Toasted Almond Gelato with the UPC # 1 86852 00039 6 with a BEST BY DATE of 11/15/2014 M1 as a precautionary measure. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the product containing pecans was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of pecans. An investigation is ongoing.
This recall affects 816 pints of product with the BEST BY DATE of 11/15/2014 M1 on the bottom of the container. This product was sold at 65 retail food stores in Alaska, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
People who are allergic to pecans could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to pecans, there is no safety issue with the product. The company has received no reports of illnesses associated with this product.
No other Talenti Gelato branded products are affected by this voluntary recall.
Consumers in possession of the recalled product should not consume it and should discard it. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (612) 455-8104, Monday – Friday, 7am – 7pm, EDT.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.