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Fieldbrook Foods Corporation Clarifies Scope of its Voluntary Recall. Products Include Orange Cream

For Immediate Release

January 11, 2018

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Consumers

Michael Kummerle
1 800-333-0805 x2270

Announcement

Fieldbrook Foods Corporation is clarifying that the previously announced 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) also includes 28,751 cases of Raspberry Cream Bars that were included with Orange Cream Bars in ALDI seasonal split-case purchases. The split-cases were shipped between March and August 2017. These 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 shortterm symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The Hoyer 1 Line in Dunkirk, NY is the only production line and the only Fieldbrook Foods plant (of 3) involved in this recall notice.

The recalled orange cream bars, raspberry cream bars, and chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars were sold at the following merchants under the indicated brands:

MerchantBrandMerchantBrand
AcmeLucerneSafeway (DC/DE/FL/MD/VA)Lucerne
ALDISundae ShoppeSave-A-LotWorld’s Fair
Amigo (Puerto Rico Only)Great ValueShawsLucerne
Bi LoSouthern HomeShopritePolar Express
BJ'sWellsley FarmsShopriteShoprite
DemoulasMarket BasketSmart & FinalFirst Street
DillonKrogerSmithsKroger
Dollar TreeParty TreatStarLucerne
Econo (Puerto Rico Only)EconoStaterStater
Food 4 LessKrogerStop N ShopAhold symbol
Fred MeyerKrogerTopsTops
FrysKrogerVariousFood Club
GiantAhold symbolVariousStoneridge
Giant EagleGiant EagleVariousHagan
HarveysSouthern HomeVariousGreens
JewelLucerneVariousHood
King SoopersKrogerVariousKemps
KrogerKrogerVariousStoneridge
MeijerPurple CowWalmart (Puerto Rico Only)Great Value
Price ChopperPICWeisWeis
Price RitePrice RiteWinn DixieWinn Dixie
RalphsKroger  

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, raspberry 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
Expanded Press Release

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  • Sundae Shoppe 12pk Raspberry Cream Bars 

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