Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Company Recalls Select Products Containing Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pieces Purchased From Outside Supplier Aspen Hills Because Of Possible Listeria Contamination
According to a posting on the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website, Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Company, Inc. has announced that it is recalling select ice cream products, because they were made with a chocolate chip cookie dough ingredient supplied by Aspen Hills, Inc., which has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.
The company said the ice cream products were distributed to various ice cream shops around the country, online outlets and limited grocery stores.
The ice cream products were distributed to the following state:
According to Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Company, Inc., 4,183 3 Gallon Cartons and 5,296 Pints are affected by this recall. The company said includes the following products with code dates provided:
- Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co. 3 Gallon Cartons
- Cookie Dough Ice Cream 12/29/17, 12/19/17, 12/13/17, 12/6/17, 11/26/17 & 11/15/17
- Heaps of Love Ice Cream 12/29/17, 11/24/17 & 11/8/17
- Peanut Butter Cookie Dough 12/1/17 & 11/18/17
- Sticks & Stones 12/27/17, 12/2/17 & 11/10/17
- Yippee Skippee 12/1/17
- Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co. Pints
- Cookie Dough Ice Cream 12/13/17, 12/9/17 & 11/26/17
- The Baked Bear brand 3 Gallon Cartons
- Cookie Dough 12/6/17, 11/26/17 & 11/15/17
Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Company, Inc. said the affected product can be identified by the code date listed on the bottom right hand corner of the product label on 3 gallon cartons and by the code date listed on the bottom of each pint.
Listeria monocytogenes is potentially lethal bacteria which can cause serious or life-threatening illness in the elderly, people with weakened immune systems, frail persons and young children. The bacteria can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Health people who become infected with listeria may suffer the following symptoms:
- severe headache
- high fever
- abdominal pain
The company said that to date there were illness reported that they were aware of.
Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Company, Inc. urged customers to throw away the affected products. "Full credit will be offered for a full refund of the products in question", the company posted on the FDA website.
Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Company, Inc. said that customers can contact them at 800-466-8043 or via email at email@example.com.
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