HP Hood today announced a warning to consumers who are allergic to eggs and have purchased half gallon containers of Hood’s “Feature Flavor Peppermint Stick Ice Cream” with a code of September 12, 2001. Consumers should note that there is a trace amount of egg found in an ingredient in the ice cream and could pose a health risk to anyone with an allergy to eggs.

The problem is confined to half gallon containers of Hood Peppermint Stick flavored Ice Cream only. No other Hood products are affected.

Consumers may return the affected ice cream to their local store to obtain a refund.

Consumer questions may be directed to Hood at 1-800-242-2423.