May 29, 2024

Wilcox Ice Cream Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

Wilcox Ice Cream, Wilcox Yogurt, Wilcox Ice Cream Bars, and Leonardo's Gelato are being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of these products. The recalling firm is Wilcox Ice Cream of East Arlington, Vermont. The Vermont Department of Agriculture notified the company on November 14, 2023 that one lot of their Super Premium Mint Chip Ice Cream manufactured on one day may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. All of the company's product manufactured at the facility during the same time period as the Super Premium Mint Chip are included in this recall. A smaller recall was issued by the New Hampshire Department of Health on November 16, 2023. … [Read more...]

Wilcox Ice Cream Recalled in New Hampshire For Listeria

Wilcox Ice Cream is being recalled in New Hampshire for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). No illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recalling firm is Wilcox Ice Cream of East Arlington, Vermont. The ice cream is sold at food establishments in New England, including the Hanover Co-Op Food Store, Lebanon Co-Op Food Store, and the Monadnock Food Co-Op in New Hampshire. Public health officials will provide updates if more outlets are identified. The recall was initiated after a sample tested positive for the pathogen by the DPHS Public Health Laboratory. The recalled ice cream has the best by dates of 9/13/24, 9/14/24, and … [Read more...]

Life Raft Treats Ice Cream Products Recall For Listeria Expanded

The Life Raft Treats Ice Cream products recall for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination has been expanded to include one more lot. No illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of these items. The recalling firm is Life Raft Treats of North Charleston, South Carolina. On September 18, 2023, the company was notified by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control that they needed to add one more lot of Not Fried Chicken Ice Cream treat to their recall because it also tested positive for the pathogen. The firm decided to include Life is Peachy Ice Cream to the recall because both of these items were manufactured in the same room. These products are all Life Raft brand. The new recall includes Life is Peachy … [Read more...]

Life Raft Treats Ice Cream Products Recalled For Possible Listeria

Life Raft Treats ice cream products, Not Fried Ice Cream and Life is Peachy ice cream, are being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of these items. The recalling firm is Life Raft Treats of North Charleston, South Carolina. The recalled products are all Life Raft Treats brand. The include Life is Peachy ice cream sold in 6 count packages. There is no UPC number for this product. The use by dates included in this recall are up to and including best by AUG  8212024. Also recalled is Not Fried Chicken Ice Cream that is sold in a 64 ounce bucket. There is no UPC number for this product either. The use by dates are up to and including best by AUG 8212024. Finally, Not Fried … [Read more...]

Ice Cream House Recalls All Frozen Desserts For Listeria

The Ice Cream House is recalling all dairy ice cream products and non dairy (parve) frozen dessert products for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. These items were sold at the Ice Cream House in rookie  and through retail supermarkets in these states: New York, New Jersey, and Ohio. This recall is related to the Soft Serve on the Go cups that were recalled by Real Kosher Ice Cream earlier this month. There are two listeriosis illnesses connected to the Soft Serve on the Go Cups products. The recalled products include all Ice Cream House products that are currently on the market. This includes all dairy and non-dairy products, including ice cream, cakes, logs, and novelty items. All will have the "Ice Cream House" logo. The products are packaged in clamshells or cake … [Read more...]

New York Officials Find Listeria in Cups From Real Kosher Facility

New York officials find Listeria in cups From Real Kosher Ice Cream's manufacturing facility, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Investigators from the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets visited the manufacturing location and collected the cups. The outbreak strain was found in five finished product samples of the Vanilla Chocolate variety, confirmed by whole genome sequencing. On August 10, 2023, the CDC said that the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture found the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes in an unopened Soft Serve on the Go Vanilla Chocolate ice cream cup that a patient had in their freezer. That means that the products are linked to this outbreak by epidemiologic, traceback, and laboratory data. The outbreak case … [Read more...]

Deadly Listeria Outbreak Associated With Tacoma Frugals Milkshakes

A deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak that is associated with milkshakes served at the Tacoma Frugals restaurant has hospitalized six people, according to the Washington State Department of Health. Three patients have sadly died. Listeria monocytogenes bacteria was found in all milkshake flavors sold at that restaurant, which is located at 10727 Pacific Avenue South in Tacoma, Washington. All six patients in this outbreak had health issues that made them more vulnerable to infections. Two people who were hospitalized and survived said they ate the Tacoma Frugals' milkshakes before they got sick. Because ice cream has been linked to listeriosis outbreaks in the past, the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department collected samples from the restaurant on August 8, 2023, and today … [Read more...]

Soft Serve on the Go is Not the First Ice Cream Listeria Outbreak

Soft Serve on the Go is not the first Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to ice cream. There are four other outbreaks linked to that type of product within the last nine years. And some of them have been deadly. While ice cream is considered "low risk" for causing Listeria infections, illnesses have happened, and the outcomes can be serious. Ice cream is uniquely susceptible to Listeria contamination for two reasons. One, there is no kill step before the consumer eats it - the product is ready to eat. That's why there is zero tolerance for Listeria monocytogenes contamination in ready to eat foods. Second, Listeria monocytogenes colonizes easily in moist and cool locations, typical of most ice cream factories. And ice cream is often served in nursing homes, hospitals, and care … [Read more...]

Soft Serve on the Go Cups Recalled in Canada For Listeria

Soft Serve on the Go Cups are being recalled in Canada for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. There is a listeriosis outbreak in the United States linked to these products, but no illnesses have been reported in Canada in connection with the consumption of these products. The recalling firm is Real Kosher Ice Cream. This recall was triggered by that outbreak. The ice cream was sold in Ontario and Quebec at the retail level. The recalled products are Soft Serve on the Go cups that are packaged in 8 ounce clear plastic cups. All units sold up to and including August 10, 2023 are included in this recall. The recalled items are all Soft Serve on the Go brand. They are Caramel Vanilla (ice cream) with UPC number 0 91404 15131 3, Natural Peanut butter (ice cream) with UPC … [Read more...]

Soft Serve on the Go Linked to Listeria Monocytogenes Outbreak

Soft Serve on the Go ice cream cups are linked to a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak that has sickened two people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The ice cream cups and sorbet have been recalled by the company, Real Kosher Ice Cream. The patients live in Pennsylvania and New York. Patient isolates were collect in May and June 2023. Both people were hospitalized. The median age is 77, and one person is female and the other male. One patient bought Soft Serve on the Go ice cream cups from a grocery store. The other likely ate the same ice cream cup at a long term care facility. Investigators are using the PulseNet system to try to find others who may be part of this outbreak. Whole genome sequencing conducted on the patient isolates showed that … [Read more...]

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