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Cedar Crest Specialties, Inc. Issues Recall on Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Monster Cookie and Pirate's Bounty Ice Cream as a Result of Aspen Hills, Inc. Cookie Dough Recall

For Immediate Release

November 10, 2016



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Cedar Crest Specialties, Inc. is recalling Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Monster Cookie and Pirate's Bounty ice cream flavors, bearing the following Product Name, Product Code Dates, and container sizes:

Product NameProduct Code DateContainer Size
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough3826, 3846, 4346, and 4326Pints, 48 oz., 3 gallon
Monster Cookie38263 gallon
Pirate's Bounty434648 oz.

Cedar Crest was notified on November 10 that the cookie dough in the above-referenced products, which is manufactured by Aspen Hills, Inc., has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The affected products were distributed in retail stores throughout the Midwest. Cedar Crest Specialties is taking immediate steps to recall all affected products, as a voluntary, preventative safety measure.

Customers who have purchased Cedar Crest Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Monster Cookie and/or Pirate's Bounty flavors, bearing the affected Product Code dates and container sizes, are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Questions may be directed to 1-888-628-0730, Monday-Friday between 8AM and 4PM Central Time.

To date, no illnesses have been reported related to this recall.


Product Photos

Cedar Crest Product Code Date

Label, Cedar Crest Ice Cream Pirate’s Bounty 1.5.quarts

Label, Cedar Crest Ice Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough 1 pint

Label, Cedar Crest Ice Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough 1.5 quarts

Label, Cedar Crest Ice Cream Monster Cookie Dough 3 gallon

Label, Cedar Crest Ice Cream Choc. Chip Cookie Dough 3 gallon

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