The Birmingham-based company said the voluntary recall is for 1.5-quart containers of the ice cream. Ammonia contamination can cause headache, nausea, vomiting and irritation of the throat.
The recall includes 14,084 units with a code date of 03/17/10 and plant code of 010176, which can be found on the container lid. The UPC number is 75243 20148 and is located on the end of the package.
The affected product was distributed in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.
Mayfield has ceased distribution of the affected product and consumers who have it should return the package to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange.