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Blue Bell recalls chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

Blue Bell Creameries recently announced a voluntary recall of Blue Bell Ice Cream with chocolate chip cookie dough, due to the potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. 

Listeriosis is a serious infection of Listeria monocytogenes stemming from consuming contaminated food. Some of the symptoms that may occur are high fever, severe headaches, stiffness of the neck, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria can also cause serious and sometimes fatal in young children, elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. This infection can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION:

Blue Bell Ice Cream Half Gallons:

Blue Bell Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough – Code Date: 082618226

Blue Bell Cookie Two Step – Code Dates:  080418222, 081818224

Blue bell Ice Cream Pints:

Blue Bell Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough – Code Dates: 081518242, 082418242

 

Consumers should not eat the recalled products and are encouraged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information, consumers with questions may call 979-836-7977, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST.

Public Health confirmed that Sheppard AFB facilities DO NOT carry these products for sale. There has been NO illnesses reported to date in connection with this recall.  Consumers or customers who have questions about the above recall may contact 82d AMDS Public Health Flight at (940) 676-1874/3052.