Ice cream bars recalled due to possible listeria

Ivan Schwartz
January 12, 2018

No illnesses have been reported yet in connection with the recall.

The nationwide recall affects Giant Eagle chocolate and, separately, orange ice cream bars that are sold in 12 and 30 packs, which contain the following UPC symbols: 3003400329, 300340033 and 3003406567.

Giant Food Store has issued a voluntary recall for three types of ice cream due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

People may suffer only short-term symptoms, like high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, but Listeria can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. The brands of the products recalled include Great Value, Market Basket, Kroger, Econo, Sundae Shoppe, Giant Eagle, Lucerne, Purple Cow, Polar Express, Stater, and Food Club, among others. All of the items have best by dates between January 1st, 2018 to December 31st 2018. More information about the recalled products is available online.

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Some sweet ice treats that can be found at Kroger and other retailers are being recalled over listeria concerns.

Consumers who bought the affected products should return them to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 800-333-0805, ext. All production on this line has been suspended while the company and the FDA investigate the issue.

At Bi-Lo, the products were sold under the Southern Home brand, according to a news release from parent company Southeastern Grocers.

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