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Two Washington Listeriosis Cases May Be Linked To Eating Recalled Ice Cream

Washington Listeriosis Cases Reported – The Washington State Department of Health (WSDH) announced that two cases of listeriosis (Listeria infection) were linked to ice cream recently recalled by Snoqualmie Ice Cream Company. The WSDA reported that both victims required hospitalization due to their illnesses. Snoqualmie Gourmont Ice Cream, issued a recall on December 24, 2014, because the products may be contaminated with the foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes, also referred to as Listeria.

Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream Recalls Multiple Products

On December 24, 2014, Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream, Inc. issued a recall for all of its ice cream, gelato, custard and sorbet, for all flavors and container sizes, produced on or after January 1, 2014, until December 15, 2014, because these products may be contaminated with the potentially fatal pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled products were distributed in Arizona, California, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington and may have been further distributed and sold in various retail outlets in Alaska, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.

According to the company press release the recall information is as follows:

β€œThe products are labeled Snoqualmie Ice Cream, Snoqualmie Gelato, Snoqualmie Custard, Snoqualmie Sorbet or Emerald & Spruce Ice Cream or Top Pot Hand Forged Ice Cream and have a production date code located on the bottom of the container. The date codes included either end in β€œ4”, e.g. XXX4 (pints and cups) or are listed by date: January 1, 2014 through December 15, 2014 (trays & tubs).”

Public health officials have warned consumers to not eat the recalled Snoqualmie ice cream products.

Contact Attorney Eric H. Weinberg for a Free Listeria Lawsuit Evaluation

If you or a loved one are diagnosed with a Listeria infection, are awaiting medical confirmation of infection, or have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free legal case evaluation by calling New Brunswick, NJ, personal injury attorney Eric H. Weinberg at 1-877-934-6274.