A NY company has issued a voluntary recall of ice cream bars due to a possible listeria contamination.
Some varieties of ice cream bars sold at Bi-Lo, Kroger and Dollar Tree, among other stores, are being recalled because they could be tainted with listeria, according to a news release from the Food and Drug Administration.
The recalled Purple Cow Orange Cream Bars, which come in a 12-ct retail box with a production date of November 30, 2017, and a "best by" date of November 30, 2018, were sold in Meijer retail stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. Listeria also can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women. Consumers who have questions about this recall should contact Fieldbrook Foods Corp. directly at 800-333-0805 ext.
Polar Express Variety Pack, 30 count, UPC 7163261369 with best by dates between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018.
According to the FDA notice, listeria can cause symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, and can be fatal in young children, the elderly, and others with weak immune systems. More information about the recalled products is available online.
Giant has recalled several products from its shelves because of possible Listeria contamination. For a full list of brand names and merchants head to the FDA's page for this recall.
The contamination was found during routine testing and no illnesses have been reported.