Blue Bell issues recall of items with cookie dough

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SYLACAUGA, Ala. (WIAT) — Blue Bell Ice Cream announced Wednesday they are recalling select products containing chocolate chip cookie dough: pints and half-gallon sized of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and half gallons of Cookie Two Step ice cream. The company says the supplier Aspen Hills, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of their no egg chocolate chip cookie dough over possible listeria contamination.

Half gallons of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough (code date 082618226) and Cookie Two Step (code dates 080418222 and 081818224), and pints of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ( code dates 081518242 and 082418242) are covered by the recall. Code dates are located on the bottom of the carton.

No illnesses have been reported, but the company says consumers should not eat the recalled products, and should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

States impacted by the recall include:

Alabama
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
Louisiana
Mississippi
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee
Virginia

Blue Bell said in a statement on Facebook:

Out of an abundance of caution, we are voluntarily recalling select products that contain a chocolate chip cookie dough ingredient. Aspen Hills, Inc., who supplies us with this ingredient, has issued a voluntary recall on select lots of chocolate chip cookie dough supplied to Blue Bell.
No illnesses have been reported to date, but Blue Bell is taking this step because we remain committed to producing a safe, high-quality, great-tasting ice cream for you and your family to enjoy.
The recall is limited to Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough half gallons with the code date 082618226, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough pints with the code dates 081518242 and 082418242, and Cookie Two Step half gallons with the code dates 080418222 and 081818224. These code dates can be found on the bottom of the carton.

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