Arctic Zero Frozen Desserts Allergy Alerts and Recalls

Date: July 6, 2012
What: Arctic Zero Frozen Desserts
Why: Milk allergen not declared on the labels
Scope: Nationwide

Arctic Zero of Escondido, California is recalling its Arctic Zero Frozen Desserts pints and chocolate dipped bars which were produced before February of 2012 due to undeclared milk a food allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The Arctic Zero Frozen Desserts products were sold in 8 varieties of 16 ounce pints as follows:

Chocolate – UPC 8-52244-00300-8
Vanilla Maple – UPC 8-52244-00306-0
Mint Chocolate Cookie – UPC 8-52244-00304-6
Cookies and Cream – UPC 8-52244-00303-9
Chocolate Peanut Butter – UPC 8-52244-00301-5
Coffee – UPC 8-52244-00302-2
Strawberry – UPC 8-52244-00305-3
Pumpkin Spice – UPC 8-52244-00307-7

Product codes and manufacture dates are located at the bottom of the pints.

The Arctic Zero Frozen Desserts were also sold in 2 varieties of 4 pack chocolate dipped bars as follows: 

Strawberry and Orange Cream – UPC 8-52244-00309-1
Chocolate and Vanilla – UPC 8-52244-00308-4

Product codes and manufacture dates are located on the right side of the front panel of the boxes.

The products were distributed nationwide and sold at retailers including Whole Foods, Publix, Sprouts, Winn Dixie, Independent Natural, and Grocery Stores.

No illness involving Arctic Zero Frozen Desserts has been reported to date.

Consumers who purchased the affected Arctic Zero Frozen Desserts and have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Arctic Zero at (619) 342-1423 ext 21, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Pacific time or via email at

Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.