January 2, 2015: Snoqualmie Ice Cream Product Contamination Triggers Listeria Ice Cream Recall For Multiple Companies

Listeria Ice Cream Recall News – The Washington State Department of Health recently announced that two cases of listeriosis in King County, Washington, were linked to eating Listeria contaminated ice cream produced by Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream. The company issued a recall of all affected products on December 24, 2014. Pink’s Ice Cream of Seattle, Washington and Great Feelings Foods of Portland, Oregon, shortly thereafter announced recalls of their products because Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream had served as either their dairy or ingredients supplier.

Pink’s Ice Cream Recalls All Ice Cream Flavors except Its Coconut Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Due to Potential Listeria Contamination

On December 30, 2014, Pink’s Ice Cream, Seattle, Washington, issued a recall for all of its ice cream flavors produced in 2014 with the exception of Coconut Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert, due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall was prompted after Pink’s dairy supplier, Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream, recalled its products due to Listeria contamination on December 24, 2014. Two cases of Listeria infection have been linked to eating recalled Snoqualmie Gourmet ice cream products according to the Washington State Department of Health.

According to a company press release, the recalled ice cream was distributed through grocery stores and restaurants around the Puget Sound Area including Uwajimaya and Metropolitan Market in Washington. The recall information for the Pink’s ice cream products is as follows:

“The 16 oz. pints of ice cream are sold with a six-digit numerical product code between on the bottom of the product. That six digit code will start with two numbers between 00**** and 52****. The recall includes all codes within that range with the exclusion of 01**** and 41****.”

Consumers are cautioned to not eat Pink’s recalled ice cream products. For additional Pink’s recall information, please see FDA Recalls.

Great Feeling Foods Recalls Groove Gluten-Free Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

On December 29, 2014, Great Feeling Foods of Portland, Oregon issued a recall for its Groove Gluten-free Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches produced between May 16, 2014, and December 20, 2014, because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled Great Feelings products contained a custard ice cream base ingredient that was manufactured, and recalled by Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream on December 24, 2014. Two cases of Listeria infection have been linked to eating recalled Snoqualmie Gourmet ice cream products according to the Washington State Department of Health.

The Listeria ice cream recall information for Great Feeling Foods Recall ice cream products is as follows:

“The products are sold in 3 fl. oz. single packs and 6 fl. oz. 2-packs and labeled as Groove. The packages have “Best By” dates located on the bottom of the package with lot codes printed above the “Best By” dates.”

Groove Gluten-free Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches were distributed to and sold in various retail outlets in Western and Central Oregon and Southwest Washington.

For additional Great Feeling Foods’ recall information, please see FDA Recalls.

To learn more about Listeria infection, also referred to as listeriosis, please see Symptoms of Listeriosis.

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