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Dozens of brands of ice cream bars now on recall for Listeria

Aldi, Kroger, Walmart, dozens of other retailers, brands now included; more flavors also added

A Listeria-related ice cream bar recall that started Jan. 5 with less than 400 cases of frozen treats now includes additional flavors and brands, totaling close to 29,000 cases sent to more than 35 retail chains across the country. No illnesses have been confirmed in connection with the ice cream products. However finished samples tested… Continue Reading

Comfy Cow ice cream recalled because of E. coli and coliform

Kentucky-based Comfy Cow is recalling pints of ice cream after product testing showed several flavors were positive for E. coli bacteria or had high counts of coliform bacteria. The recalled ice cream is packaged in pint containers and was sold primarily in retail stores in Kentucky, Missouri, Indiana and Tennessee, according to the recall notice posted… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s recalls ice cream because of bits of metal

For the second consecutive month, Trader Joe’s is recalling ice cream. All lot codes of the retailer’s branded Matcha Green Tea flavored ice cream are under recall because they could be contaminated with small pieces of metal. Although no injuries or illnesses had been reported as of June 10 when Trader Joe’s posted the recall notice, the company is urging consumers to discard the product immediately. The recall… Continue Reading

Positive Listeria test results spur ice cream recall in Canada

Foodservice operations in Canada are being warned not to serve Wholesome Farms brand ice cream cups made for multi-national supplier Sysco Corp. because federal tests showed Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Central Smith Creamery of Selwyn, Ontario, recalled the Wholesome Farms brand “Vanilla Sundae Cup” products Friday, according to a notice on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency… Continue Reading

Cookie dough producer on notice from FDA for Listeria issues

Thomas and Nancy Lundeen may never look at Groundhog’s Day the same again. They’ve got until then to respond to an FDA warning letter about Listeria in their cookie dough and production plant — give or take a day depending on how long it took an overnight service to deliver the letter. The Lundeens are… Continue Reading

Foxy’s ice cream recalled because of Listeria at Dr. Bob’s plant

Another premium ice cream brand — Foxy’s Thoughtful Ice Cream — is recalling products because they were made at Dr. Bob’s of Upland LLC where Listeria was found in the manufacturing facility and in finished product of another brand. Six flavors of Foxy’s brand are included in the recall by Altijira Murray Products LLC of… Continue Reading

Dr. Bob’s closes in wake of ice cream recalls for Listeria

California ice cream manufacturer Dr. Bob’s has reportedly closed down operations after federal inspectors found Listeria monocytogenes in the production facility and finished product, spurring secondary recalls of five brands of high-dollar ice cream shipped across the country. Repeated attempts to reach the company and its owner, Robert Small, have been unsuccessful since the operation… Continue Reading

UPDATED: Cookie dough recall hits Weight Watchers frozen desserts

UPDATED CONTENT: A spokeswoman for Weight Watchers provided the following statement. “To clarify, the voluntary recall of Weight Watchers Smart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae is being issued by Kraft Heinz Company, the manufacturer and marketer of Weight Watchers Smart Ones products. Once Kraft Heinz identified the issue, it immediately began an investigation and… Continue Reading