Once the company is ready to resume production, the voluntary agreement also calls for a trial production period before ice cream is distributed to consumers.
A former Houston resident said that he contracted listeria-related meningitis after eating Blue Bell ice cream. Now, he is suing the Texas company for negligence.
Thousands of layoffs and furloughs are impacting people who work at Blue Bell distribution centers in North Texas.
Ever since Blue Bell’s total recall last week, it’s been ‘churn and burn’ at Henry’s Homemade Ice Cream in Plano.
Major recalls from two ice cream companies due to listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple manufacturing plants.
Blue Bell Creameries says it’s going to start new, intensive cleaning and training procedures at all four of its plants, including the two in its hometown of Brenham, Texas.
The company says it is making a few flavors of ice cream, but won’t ship them out for sale for at least two to three weeks, until test results show they are safe.
Blue Bell Creameries says it’s getting closer to identifying how listeria got into its facilities, after the century-old Texas ice cream maker issued a massive recall because its products were linked to a deadly string of illnesses.
It could be two to four weeks before Blue Bell ice cream is available in stores again, after the company voluntarily recalled all of its products. But will you still buy it?
ays after a foodborne illness was linked to Blue Bell ice cream products, a state inspection of an Oklahoma plant later tied to the infection praised the facility for having no violations and doing a “great job,” according to a copy of the inspection report.
Federal health authorities on Thursday confirmed that three additional people have become ill from a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products.
The grocery store chain has decided to pull all of the company’s products due to safety concerns.