Blue Bell recalls chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream
By Airman 1st Class Alije Babb, 82nd AMDS Public Health
/ Published September 30, 2016
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
Blue Bell Ice Cream Half Gallons:
Blue Bell Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough – Code Date:
Blue Bell Cookie Two Step – Code Dates: 080418222, 081818224
Blue bell Ice Cream Pints:
Blue Bell Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough – Code Dates:
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.