Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, has expanded their recall to include 3 oz containers of strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate ice cream. These are those cute little single-serve containers that are popular at kids parties and such. That’s in addition to 10 frozen snacks that they recalled earlier this month. Read about the original recall here.
Blue Bell states: This recall in no way includes Blue Bell Ice Cream half gallons, pints, quarts, 3 gallons or other 3 oz. cups. Consumers who have purchased these items are urged 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.
About Listeria: Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, or elderly people, and those with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer short-term symptoms, such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.