Batch ice cream recalled from US stores due to listeria contamination

In the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut, certain batches of ice cream from the Royal Ice Cream Company, Inc. are being withdrawn from stores. certain batches of its Batch brand vanilla, ginger and mocha chocolate chip ice cream may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The products likely to be affected were distributed to Market Basket and Roche Bros stores in Massachusetts, and Big Y stores in Massachusetts and Connecticut, MSN reported.

The recalled items are packaged in 16 oz. paper containers with Batch Ice Cream branding and flavors clearly displayed on the front.

Products are coded with a manufacturing date of 1/19/22 and with a date indicating that it should be consumed before 7/19/23. These dates are located on the bottom of the container.

The Universal Product Code for vanilla ice cream is 837654968505; for the ginger flavor it is 83765496856; and for the mocha chip flavor it is 83765496853.

Customers can return these products to the store where they were purchased for a full refund..

No illnesses caused by these products have been detected since the advisory was published on February 4. The recall of the ice cream was initiated when FDA tests found the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the processing equipment.

Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a potentially serious infection that can be particularly dangerous in young children, the elderly, or frail people, such as pregnant women. or people with weakened immune systems, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.

Healthy people may only experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, but in more severe cases it can be fatal and can cause miscarriages in pregnant women.

If you require more information, you can contact the company at 860-649-5358.

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