Safety: Company recalls all flavours of branded ice cream over deadly contamination

*The Big Olaf Creamery of Sarasota discloses the affected products may be contaminated with a deadly foodborne illness, Listeria monocytogenes

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

In a move to protect consumers’ wellbeing resulting from a deadly foodborne illness, the Big Olaf Creamery of Sarasota, in Florida, United States (US), is recalling all flavours and all lots of its branded ice cream from the market.

ConsumerConnect gathered the company said that the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

A total of 23 people have been infected with an outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes from ten states, it noted.

According to Big Olaf Creamery, the recalled product was sold at Big Olaf retailers in Florida, as well as to consumers in restaurants and senior homes and in one location in Fredericksburg, Ohio in the American country.

As regard what to do in addressing the problem, the company urged the consumers, who purchased the recalled products to not consume them.

Instead, Big Olaf Creamery stated that they should dispose of them immediately.

Meanwhile, any consumers with questions may contact the firm on (941) 365-7483 Monday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST).

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