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Turkey Hill recalls some mislabeled packages of ice cream

Turkey Hill is recalling some mislabeled packages of ice cream.

The Conestoga, Pennsylvania-based dairy says some of its 48-ounce containers of Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream actually contain Rocky Road Premium Ice Cream instead.

Rocky Road contains almond and egg ingredients that could pose problems for people with allergies.

The dairy is recalling all packages of Dutch Chocolate ice cream that have Rocky Road lids and a sell-by date of May 23, 2017.

The dairy has told stores to pull the ice cream from their shelves. There have been no reports of illness.

The ice cream is sold in 25 states in New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the Southeast and the Midwest.


Tractor-trailer hauling milk runs off bridge into Mobile Bay

Police say a tractor trailer truck carrying milk eastbound on Interstate 10 collided with two utility trucks fell off of the Bayway Bridge and plunged into Mobile Bay.

A spokesman for the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said the accident happened early Saturday morning.

Multiple news outlets report the driver of the Bordon's 18-wheeler was conscious and alert after the accident. He was not seriously injured.

The accident remains under investigation.


Wheat stocks up in North Dakota, other small grains are down

Wheat stocks are up in North Dakota, but stocks of other small grains are down.

The Agriculture Department says in its latest report that all wheat stocks in the state as of Sept. 1 totaled 317 million bushels, up just slightly from a year ago. On-farm stocks were down 2 percent but off-farm stocks were up 5 percent. Durum wheat stocks were up 36 percent.

Barley stocks totaled 66.6 million bushels, down 7 percent from 2015. Stocks of oats were down 33 percent, to 5.6 million bushels.

North Dakota corn stocks were down, while soybean and sunflower stocks were up.

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