H-E-B is recalling certain flavors and container sizes of EconoMax and Hill Country Fare ice cream and Creamy Creations sherbet because they may contain bits of metal from a broken part found in processing equipment during routine maintenance. The affected ice creams and sherbets were distributed to H-E-B stores in Texas and Mexico.
To date, no injuries have been reported due to this incident. H-E-B says it has already removed all related products from its store shelves and intends to have a new shipment to replace them as soon as possible.
The recall involves 4-quart, 4.5-quart, quart, and 56-ounce cartons of EconoMax, Hill Country Fare, and Creamy Creations (CC) Frozen treats. Flavors range from Neapolitan, vanilla, chocolate, cookies and cream, fudge revel, strawberry revel, fruit punch and lime. A complete list of ice creams and sherbets affected by the recall as well as photos of the containers can be found on the company’s news release.
Anyone who has purchased the recalled lots of ice cream or sherbet from H-E-B can return it to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions or concerns may contact H-E-B Customer Service at 855-432-4438.
Source: FDA Recall Notice