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Fieldbrook Foods Corporation, Announces an Extension of Voluntary Recall of Orange Cream Bars and Chocolate Coated Vanilla Ice Cream Bars for Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release

January 9, 2018

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Consumers

Fieldbrook Foods Corporation
1 800-333-0805 x2270

Announcement

Fieldbrook Foods Corporation has issued a voluntary recall of all orange cream bars and chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars that were produced in 2017 on the company’s Hoyer 1 Line at its Dunkirk, NY plant (plant code 362677). This is the only production line and the only Fieldbrook Foods plant (of 3) involved in this recall notice. Both products are being recalled due to the possibility that they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which 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 recalled orange cream bars, chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars, and variety packs that include chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars were sold at the following merchants under the indicated brands:

Merchant Brand Merchant Brand
Acme Lucerne Ralphs Kroger
ALDI Sundae Shoppe Safeway (DC/DE/FL/MD/VA) Lucerne
Amigo(Puerto Rico Only) Great Value Save-A-Lot World’s Fair
Bi Lo Southern Home Shaws Lucerne
BJ's Wellsley Farms Shoprite Polar Express
Demoulas Market Basket Shoprite Shoprite
Dillon Kroger Smart & Final First Street
Dollar Tree Party Treat Smiths Kroger
Econo (Puerto Rico Only) Econo Star Lucerne
Food 4 Less Kroger Stater Stater
Fred Meyer Kroger Stop N Shop Ahold symbol
Frys Kroger Tops Tops
Giant Ahold symbol Various Food Club
Giant Eagle Giant Eagle Various Stoneridge
Harveys Southern Home Various Hagan
Jewel Lucerne Various Greens
King Soopers Kroger Various Hood
Kroger Kroger Various Stoneridge
Meijer Purple Cow Walmart (Puerto Rico Only) Great Value
Price Chopper PIC Weis Weis
Price Rite Price Rite Winn Dixie Winn Dixie

The recalled products have a production date of January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 and a “best by” date of January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018. The Hood and Kemps products may show a “best by” date of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Fieldbrook Foods is working with each of these retailers to recall the affected products.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine industry testing revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in only a few ice cream bar samples of many tested.  The expansion of the recall is out of precaution for consumer health and food safety after a few additional samples tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.  There is no evidence of any contamination prior to October 31, 2017, but the company has issued the recall back to January 1, 2017 through an abundance of caution and in full cooperation with the FDA.  The company has suspended production and distribution of all products produced on this production line while it cooperates with the FDA to fully investigate the source of the problem.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1 800/333-0805 x2270.

Fieldbrook Foods Corporation takes the safety and integrity of our products very seriously. Our families also consume these products and we are working tirelessly to identify the cause of the problem and permanently fix it so the orange cream and other types of ice cream bars made at Fieldbrook Foods will again have the complete confidence of our customers and consumers.

Initial Press Release
Additional Press Release

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Product Photos

United Dairy 12pk Orange Cream BarsImage showing location of Plant code identifier on the packaging

sample image of the Ice Cream Bar products

Sample image of the Orange Cream Bar products
 

Ahold 12 Pack Churned Ice Cream Bar

Ahold 12 Pack Ice Cream Bar

Econo12pk Vanilla Ice Cream Bar

Food Club 12pk Vanilla Ice Cream Bar

First Street 12pk Ice Cream Bar

Giant Eagle 12pk Ice Cream Bar

Great Value 12pk Ice Cream Bar

Green’s 12pk Reduced Fat Ice Cream Bar

Hood 12pk Ice Cream Bar

Kroger 12pk Ice Cream Bars

Purple Cow 12pk Vanilla Ice Cream Bar

Price Rite 12pk Ice Cream Bars

Price Chopper 12pk Vanilla Ice Cream Bars

Shop Rite 12pk Ice Cream Bars

Southern Home 12pk Vanilla Ice Cream Bar

Stater 12pk Vanilla Ice Cream Bars

Stone Ridge 12pk Ice Cream Bars

Sundae Shoppe 12pk Vanilla Ice Cream Bar

Tops 12pk Ice Cream Bar

United Dairy 12pk Ice Cream Bars

Weis 12pk Ice Cream Bars

Winn Dixie 12pk Ice Cream Bars

World Fair 12pk Ice Cream Bars

Ahold 12 Orange Cream Bar

Econo12pk Orange Cream Bar

Food Club 12pk Orange Cream Bar

Giant Eagle 12pk Orange Cream Bars

Green’s 12pk Low Fat Orange Cream Bar

Hagan 12pk Orange Cream Bar

Hood 12pk Orange Cream Bars

Kemps 12pk Orange Cream Bars

Kroger 12pk Orange Cream Bars

Lucerne 12pk Orange Cream Bar

Market Basket 12pk Orange Cream Bars

Party Treat 3pk Orange Cream Bars

Price Chopper 12pk Orange Cream Bars

Price Rite 12pk Orange Cream Bar

Purple Cow 12pk Orange Cream Bar

Shop Rite 12pk Orange Cream Bars

Southern Home 12pk Orange Cream Bars

Stater 12pk Orange Cream Bars

Stone Ridge 12pk Orange Cream Bars

Sundae Shoppe 12pk Orange Cream Bar

Tops 12pk Orange Cream Bars

World Fair 12pk Orange Cream Bars

30pk Variety Pack

Stater 30pk Variety Pack

Wellsely30pk Variety Pack

Weis 32pk Variety Pack

Stoneridge 30pk Variety Pack

Polar Express 30pk Variety Pack

Giant Eagle 30pk Variety Pack

Food Club 30pk Variety Pack

First Street 30pk Variety Pack

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