Voluntary Recall of Howling Cow Butter Almond Ice Cream Due to Undeclared Soy and Wheat - 12/15/21

Company Announcement Date:

December 11, 2021

FDA Publish Date:

December 13, 2021

Product Type:

Food & Beverages

Reason for Announcement:

Undeclared Soy, Wheat

Company Name:

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association

Brand Name:

Howling Cow

Product Description:

Howling Cow Butter Almond Ice Cream Pints

RESTON, Va. – December 11, 2021 – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) announces the immediate recall of one lot of Howling Cow Butter Almond Ice Cream Pints due to undeclared soy and wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume the Howling Cow Butter Almond Pints.

The recalled pints of Howling Cow Butter Almond Ice Cream are stamped with the SELL BY date of September 15, 2022, which can be found on the bottom of the container, and UPC 0 74336 65079 6.

The issue was discovered when MVDA was notified by consumers that containers of the Howling Cow Butter Almond Ice Cream contained Cookie Dough Ice Cream. The Cookie Dough Ice Cream contains soy and wheat which are not listed on the Butter Almond label. No illnesses have been reported to date.

MDVA produced 8,040 pints of the Howling Cow Butter Almond Ice Cream on September 15, 2021 and began distributing product on September 24, 2021. The pints were sold in North and South Carolina Harris Teeter stores.

Retailers should cease distribution and sale of remaining Howling Cow Butter Almond Pints immediately. Where possible, consumers who have purchased the Howling Cow Butter Almond Pints should be notified of this recall.

Consumers are encouraged to dispose of the Howling Cow Butter Almond Pints or return it to the point of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact 1-800-552-1976 on Monday-Friday from 09AM-4:30PM EST.



* We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or offered through the national office
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
About Feeding America Recall Notices

The Feeding America national office issues notifications of all national Class I and II recalls–those involving a health hazard situation in which there is reasonable probability that eating the food will cause health problems or death–and other recalls that may affect the safety of food supplied to network members.

The national office strongly encourages all member product solicitors, operations managers, and others involved in food and grocery distribution to regularly consult resources provided by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at http://www.fda.gov/opacom/7alerts.html, and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/index.asp. Additionally, members can often receive information on national, state, and local recalls by contacting their local health departments.

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