More Ice Cream Recalls Over Listeria Concerns

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Three of the recalls involve potential contamination due to an ingredient provided by a supplier of cookie dough.

The 2016 Food Safety Consortium features a Listeria Detection & Control Workshop | Don’t miss this event two day event, December 7–8 in Schaumburg, IL | LEARN MOREOver the past few days there have been at least four recalls over Listeria concerns in ice cream products. On Monday, Blue Bell Ice Cream voluntarily recalled all of the products made with a cookie dough ingredient from one of its suppliers, Aspen Hills. “Although our products in the marketplace have passed our test and hold program, which requires that finished product samples from a batch test negative for Listeria monocytogenes before the batch can be released, Blue Bell is initiating this recall out of an abundance of caution,” according to a release on FDA’s website. Other recalls include:

Similar to the Blue Bell recall, the other two recalls involving cookie dough came from the ingredient supplied by Aspen Hills, Inc.

No illnesses have been reported.

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