Ice Cream Recall: Listeria Concerns in 30 Chains' Ice Cream Bars

Ice Cream Recall: Listeria Concerns in 30 Chains' Ice Cream Bars

Fieldbrook Foods says that their orange cream and chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars that were made in its Dunkirk, New York plant may be contaminated. The ice cream bars are sold at several local stores including Giant Food Stores, Aldi, Shop Rite, Acme, BJ's and Dollar Tree. It can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women. The company "through an abundance of caution" extended the recall for the entire year, according to the FDA.

Listeria monocytogenes is a risky bacteria that primarily affects pregnant women, newborns, older adults and those with weakened immune systems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

At Bi-Lo, the products were sold under the Southern Home brand, according to a news release from parent company Southeastern Grocers.

The ice cream bars have best-by dates between January 1 and Dec, 31, 2018. Fieldbrook Foods is working with each of these retailers to recall the affected products.

Ice cream bars sold at Ohio Kroger and Meijer stores, among others, are being recalled for possible listeria contamination. Products under the Hood and Kemps labels show "best by" dates of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. For a full list of brand names and merchants head to the FDA's page for this recall.

Consumers may contact Fieldbrook Foods at 1-800-333-0805, ext.

The contamination was found during routine testing and no illnesses have been reported.

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