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Blue Bell Ice Cream recalled over safety concerns

Posted at 5:51 PM, Apr 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-21 14:12:05-04

According to the FDA, several Blue Bell ice cream products were recalled in March because of potential listeria contamination.

Now, Blue Bell is erring on the side of caution and is voluntarily recalling all of their frozen products on the market made at all their facilities. These include ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,

LYSTERIA IS A GREAT IMITATOR SAYS DR JOHN MASON OF SARASOTA MEDICAL CENTER, OFTEN MISTAKEN FOR STOMACHE FLU

It gives you nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, back pain.  You won't think much about it except that day two it three most people meaning eighty ercent of people end up in the emergency room.

DIAGNOSIS SAYS DR MASON CAN BE TRICKY

Sometimes lysteria ends up in your brain giving you meningitis, and you rheart and absecces in 17 point five percent of people over the age of fifty you die from this disease so this is not a trivial thing.

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Those most at risk of serious and sometimes fatal infections include the very young, frail or elderly people and those with weakened immune systems.

Healthy individuals may only suffer short term symptoms like high fever, severe headaches, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea and stiffness, Listeria may cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Currently 3 deaths have been linked to the contaminated products.

Blue Bell Ice Cream recalled over safety concerns

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