Listeria Found in Blue Bell Facilities

On January 7, 2016, Blue Bell released a statement updating the public on their efforts to improve food safety protocols at their facilities. They reported that they still find Listeria in the facility environment, but no batches have tested positive for the bacteria. As part of their improved protocols, Blue Bell tests every batch of… Read more »

Blue Bell Under Federal Investigation

On December 30, 2015, the Department of Justice announced that they are investigating the Listeria outbreak associated with ice cream produced by Blue Bell. The FDA’s investigation revealed a myriad of issues at all three of Blue Bell’s production facilities. These facilities are located in Alabama, Oklahoma, and Texas. Facilities had samples test positive for… Read more »

Listeria Outbreaks Forces Blue Bell Recall

On April 20, 2015, Blue Bell recalled all products following the news that many of its products are contaminated with Listeria, a bacterium that causes a serious infection. This recall is the fourth recall issued by Blue Bell regarding Listeria contamination. Products produced in Blue Bell’s factories in Oklahoma and Texas caused 10 cases of… Read more »