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Kroger Recalls Select Ice Cream Products Due to Possible Health Risk

CINCINNATI, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Private Selection Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream sold in select stores because the peanut butter in the ice cream was supplied by Peanut Corporation of America and may be contaminated with Salmonella. Stores under the following names are included in this recall: City Market, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC and Smith's.

Stores the company operates under the following names did not receive any of the ice cream being recalled: Kroger, Ralphs, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Foods Co., Jay C, Scott's, Owen's, Baker's, Gerbes, Hilander and Pay Less.

No illnesses have been reported in connection with the ice cream.

The FDA has indicated that Peanut Corporation of America is the focus of its investigation into Salmonella-related illnesses that may be linked to contaminated peanut butter.

    Item Description:

    Kroger is recalling the following ice cream:

    -- Private Selection Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream sold in 48-ounce
       containers with a "Sell by" date of 9-13-2009 under the following UPC
       Code Number:  0001111054437.
    -- Private Selection Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream sold in 56-ounce
       containers with a "Sell by" date of 8-11-2009 under the following UPC
       Code Number:  0001111052816.

The ice cream was sold in City Market, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC and Smith's stores in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Customers who have recently purchased this ice cream should not eat it and return the product to a store for a full refund or replacement.

No other Kroger products are involved in the recall. Kroger continues to follow FDA guidelines and, for the safety of customers, has withdrawn other products from sale that contain peanut butter ingredients implicated in this outbreak, as directed by the FDA and suppliers involved.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly, and persons with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and/or abdominal pain. For more information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Web site at

According to the FDA, peanut butter sold in jars, including Kroger brand peanut butter sold in the retailer's family of stores, is not involved in the ongoing investigation.

Consumers who have questions about the ice cream recall may contact Kroger toll-free at (800) 632-6900. For more information, please visit

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