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Recall of Certain Batches of Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Products due to the Detection of 2-Chloroethanol

Friday, 05 August 2022

Alert Summary
Category 2: For Information
Alert Notification: 2022.47
Product Identification: Häagen-Dazs ice cream - please see table below.
Batch Code Please see best before dates in table below.
Country Of Origin: France


The implicated batches of Häagen-Dazs ice cream listed in the table below are being recalled due to the detection of 2-chloroethanol in one of the ingredients used in their manufacture. 2-Chloroethanol is a recognised reaction product of ethylene oxide. Ethylene oxide is a pesticide that is not permitted for use in foods sold in the EU but is approved for use by other countries outside the EU. Although the consumption of the contaminated batches does not pose an acute risk to health, there is an increased risk if there is continued consumption of contaminated food over a long period of time. Therefore, exposure to this substance needs to be minimised. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batches.

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