Giant Removes Blue Bell Ice Cream From Shelves

Blue Bell Listeriosis Response
AP

Giant Food, the Landover, Maryland-based grocery chain, has removed all Blue Bell ice cream products from sale after the Blue Bell revealed two samples of its chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream had tested positive for listeria.

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries had issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Blue Bell Gold Rim Ice Cream, 16 oz., UPC 7189905101; All flavors & All Lot Codes
  • Blue Bell Ice Cream, 64 oz., UPC 7189983548; All flavors, varieties & lot codes
  • Blue Bell Ice Cream, 64 oz., UPC 7189943555; All flavors, varieties & lot codes
  • Blue Bell Ice Cream, 64 oz., UPC 7189903720; All flavors, varieties & lot codes

Listeria is a potentially deadly bacteria that can cause illness as well as, in pregnant women, miscarriages and stilbirths.

Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund.

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