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Updated Notice to U.S. Hospitals and Long-Term Care Facilities: Patients at Risk of Listeriosis from Certain Blue Bell Brand Ice Cream Products
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blue Bell Creameries has expanded its recall to now include all of its products currently on the market made at any of its facilities. CDC recommends that hospitals and long-term care facilities not serve or sell any Blue Bell brand products. Please check your freezer and inventory for these products. Visit CDC’s Advice to Consumers, Institutions, and Retailers to learn more.

Certain Blue Bell brand ice cream products may be contaminated with Listeria and can cause illness. Some of these products were distributed to institutions.

State and local health officials, CDC, and FDA are collaborating to investigate an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections (listeriosis) linked to Blue Bell Creameries ice cream products. Information available to date suggests that ill people likely acquired L. monocytogenes infections from ice cream products they consumed while hospitalized for unrelated causes.