The Ministry of Health removes Häagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream from…

(MENAFN-Panama Newsroom)

A European health alert led the Ministry of Health (Minsa) to withdraw Häagen-Dazs brand vanilla ice cream from the market due to the presence of ethylene oxide

The health alert was born out of a statement from the European Union’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed. AFP

The Ministry’s National Directorate for Food Control and Veterinary Surveillance reported on Wednesday (August 17) that the company that distributes Häagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream, which is made in France, has withdrawn it from points of sale in the country.

“The contamination is in the Madagascar vanilla extract used in its manufacture, which affected several batches,” the statement said.

Among the batches concerned are: Vanilla terrine with a unit weight of 460 ml, batches: 4146758, 4156565, 4157457, 4163546, 4169920, 4172653, 4167054, 4222694, 4240220, 4246885, 428496046, 90

These batches have expiry dates between July 15, 2022 and May 16, 2023.

Another batch affected is the vanilla terrine with EAN code 3415581101935, expiry date between July 6, 2022 and May 21, 2023, unit weight of 460 ml.

The Vanilla Collection mini cup is also contaminated, in a varied presentation with four jars, EAN code 3415581586718, expiry dates between July 6, 2022 and May 21, 2023, unit weight 4×95 ml.


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Maria J. Book