Why are you issuing this alert?

Dream® brand is issuing a public alert for its plant based chocolate-coated frozen desserts under Rice Dream®, Almond Dream® and Coconut Dream®, because they have been found to contain milk, which is not an intentional ingredient in these products.

While we believe the labeling conveys that individuals allergic to milk should not consume these products, we recognize that certain statements on the label may be confusing to consumers. We are currently investigating new label statements to make the presence of milk clearer on these products. We continuously strive to provide labels that are informative and transparent to our consumers as we understand that this is an important factor when choosing to buy our products. We are issuing this alert because we feel it’s necessary to highlight this for our consumers so you can make informed decisions.

The products pertaining to this notification are:

Product UPC Product Description
84253-28426 Almond Dream Vanilla Dessert Bites 6.6 FL OZ
84253-28427 Almond Dream Chocolate Dessert Bites 6.6 FL OZ
84253-29462 Almond Dream Peppermint Dessert Bites  6.6 FL OZ
84253-29464 Almond Dream Pumpkin Dessert Bites  6.6 FL OZ
84253-28428 Almond Dream Vanilla Dessert Bars 9.9 FL OZ
84253-33000 Rice Dream Vanilla Dessert Bars 3.2 FL OZ
84253-44460 Rice Dream Vanilla Nutty Dessert  Bars 3.4 FL OZ
84253-44470 Rice Dream Chocolate Nutty Dessert Bars 3.4 FL OZ
84253-45504 Rice Dream Vanilla Dessert Bites 6.6 FL OZ
84253-44450 Rice Dream Mocha Dessert Pies 3.7 FL OZ
84253-44420 Rice Dream Chocolate Dessert Pies 3.7 FL OZ
84253-44430 Rice Dream Mint Dessert Pies 3.7 FL OZ
84253-44400 Rice Dream Vanilla Dessert Pies 3.7 FL OZ
84253-28557 Coconut Dream Dessert Bites 6.6 FL OZ

 Is this product being recalled?

This product is not being recalled as they are safe for non-allergic consumers to eat.

Why isn’t this product being recalled?

Our chocolate-coated frozen dessert products are not made with milk as an ingredient, but they have been found to contain milk due to shared manufacturing equipment, which is stated on the label for these products. While individuals that are allergic to milk should not consume these products, they are safe for non-allergic consumers to eat.

What does the label say?

Some packaging versions state: “Due to shared equipment, unsweetened chocolate contains traces of milk. Suitable for lactose intolerant individuals not for milk allergic individuals” (not in the “CONTAINS:” statement)

Some packaging versions state: “Due to shared equipment, unsweetened chocolate contains milk. Suitable for lactose intolerant individuals not for milk allergic individuals” (MILK in the “CONTAINS:” statement)

Why is there milk in this product?

Our chocolate-coated frozen dessert novelties are not made with milk as an ingredient, but they are likely to contain milk due to shared manufacturing equipment in the chocolate coating manufacturing process.

I have a milk allergy, can I eat these products?

Anyone who has purchased any of these products and has an allergy to milk should not consume them, per the warnings on the packaging labels.

I had a milk allergic reaction to your product.

Please call us at 1-888-301-7497 to report your experience.

I am lactose intolerant, can I eat these products?

These products contain minimal levels of lactose and are suitable for lactose intolerant individuals. Please discuss with your doctor if you have any concerns.

 

If you have more questions, please feel free to call our consumer line at: 1-888-301-7497