Possible listeria leads to ice cream bar recall at Kroger, Meijer, Giant Eagle, others

(Courtesy: FDA)

DUNKIRK, NY (WSYX/WTTE) — Ice cream bars sold at several stores in Ohio, including Meijer, Kroger, and Giant Eagle are being recalled due to listeria concerns.

The voluntary recall involves Fieldbrook Foods Corporation’s orange cream bars, chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars, and variety packs, which include ice cream bars.

The products were recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The following stores and brands are included in the recall:

No illnesses have been reported.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1 800/333-0805 x2270.

The recalled products have a production date of January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 and a “best by” date of January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018. The Hood and Kemps products may show a “best by” date of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

Fieldbrook Foods said it's working with each of these retailers to recall the affected products.

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