NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Publix has recalled their own Chocolate Cookie Dough Ice Cream due to listeria concerns.
The company said Monday the supplier of the cookie dough pieces notified them that some of the product could be contaminated.
Publix Super Markets is now issuing a voluntary recall.
The ice cream was sold at Publix stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina with a UPC of 000-41415-03843 and a sell by date of May 27 2017, which is printed on the bottom of the half gallon container.
The company describes listeria monocytogenes as a bacteria that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
“As part of our commitment to food safety, potentially impacted product has been removed from all store shelves,” said Maria Brous, Publix media and community relations director. “To date, there have been no reported cases of illness. Consumers who have purchased the product in question may return the product to their local store for a full refund.”
Publix customers with additional questions may call the Customer Care department at 1-800-242-1227 or by visiting http://www.Publix.com.
Customers can also contact the US Food and Drug Administration at 1-888-723-3366.