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Food Safety: Ice Cream company recalls all products due to contamination

*The Royal Ice Cream Company is expanding an earlier recall to include all products manufactured at its facility in Manchester, Connecticut, facility over contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

The Royal Ice Cream Company is expanding an earlier recall to include all products manufactured at its of Manchester, Connecticut, facility.

The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. There have been no illnesses reported to date.

ConsumerConnect learnt the Royal Ice Cream initiated the recall the affected products after the FDA sampling revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes on processing equipment. The company is holding future product and testing before releasing distribution of the products as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.

The following items, packaged in pints, half gallons, Sandwiches, and portion control slices containing manufacturing plant number “CT121” or “CT#121,” are being recalled:

  • Batch brand pints, all flavours
  • Royal Ice Cream Brand half Gallons, pints, cakes, all specialties.
  • Ronny Brook Ice cream all flavour pints & 3-gallon tubs
  • New Orleans Ice cream all flavour pints & 2.5-gallon tubs
  • Maple Valley Ice Cream all flavour pints
  • Art Cream all pint Flavors
  • Sweet Scoops Yogurt all pint Flavours
  • Gelato Fiasco all pint Flavours
  • Biggy Iggy’s Ice Cream Sandwiches
  • Munson Chip Wich Ice Cream sandwiches
  • Giffords Ice cream Sandwiches all flavours
  • Chewy Louie Ice Cream Sandwiches
  • Snow Wich Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Newport Creamery – Crazy Vanilla, Van & Choc, Vanilla & Coffee HG – only
  • Dough Wich- Conn. 4 oz Cookie Dough sandwich -in flavours of , Vanilla, Chocolate and French Vanilla
  • Doris Italian Markets- Florida-Spumoni wedge, Spumoni Half Gallon, Tartufo, Cannoli, Spumoni pie Slices.
  • Highland Park Market brand ice cream, all sizes and all flavours
  • Labriola’s Italian Stores, Spumoni Ice Cream, 64 ounces

The recalled products were sold by retail stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York, Louisiana, Florida, Texas, and New Hampshire.

In regard to what to do in rectifying the error, the company urged consumers who purchased the recalled products should not consume them.

Instead, the affected consumers should return them to the places of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at (860) 649-5358 Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST).

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