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Totally Cool, popular ice cream maker recalling nearly 70 flavors due to listeria concerns

A popular ice cream maker is recalling nearly 70 flavors and cold treats after discovering they may be contaminated with listeria.

Totally Cool, a Maryland-based company that makes popular treats like ChipWich cookie sandwiches and Friendly’s ice cream cakes, recalled more than 60 products from several brands in a June 24 Food and Drug advisory. Administration.

Although no cases of illness linked to ice cream consumption have been reported, Totally Cool ceased production and distribution of the affected products after FDA sampling discovered the presence of listeria.

The bacteria can cause fever, flu-like symptoms, headache, fatigue, confusion and even seizures. Adults 65 and older, pregnant women, newborns and people with weakened immune systems are more likely to get sick, according to the CDC.

Friendly’s Ice Cream Cake. Friendly

Pregnant women need to be very careful because they are at high risk of miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, and potentially fatal listeria infections of their babies.

The frozen treats were distributed nationwide to local retailers and through direct delivery.

Customers who purchased any of the products on the recalled list should return them to the store where they purchased them for a full refund, Totally Cool said in its recall notice.

AMAFruits was one of 60 products from multiple brands in an advisory released June 24 by the Food and Drug Administration. AMAFruits
The frozen treats were distributed nationwide to local retailers and via direct delivery. Hershey ice cream
Customers who purchased any of the products on the recall list should return it to the store where they purchased it for a full refund, Totally Cool said in its recall notice. at Jeni’s

Specific products from the brands Friendly’s, Abilyn’s Frozen Bakery, Hershey’s ice cream, Yelloh!, Jeni’s, Cumberland Farms, The Frozen Farmer, Marco, ChipWich, AMAFruits, Taharka, Dolcezza Gelato and LaSalle are among the recalled items.

A full list of specific products and affected lot numbers that are part of the recall can be found here.

New York Post

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