McConnell’s Fine Ice Cream recalling products due to possible Listeria contamination

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OKLAHOMA CITY – An ice cream company is pulling their products from store shelves after learning that the sweet treats may be contaminated.

McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams is recalling ice cream that may be contaminated with Listeria.

All of the recalled items were produced in a facility owned by a contract manufacturer, Dr. Bob’s of Upland, LLC.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration found Listeria in the contract manufacturer’s facility and in another company’s products.

The following flavors and “Best By” code dates are affected by the recall:

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The recalled ice cream was distributed to the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Iowa
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin.

The products come in a 16-ounce carton.

So far, no illnesses have been reported.

Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer symptoms like fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

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