Hershey’s, Jeni’s and Friendly’s ice creams are recalled due to the presence of Listeria

A company that makes ice cream for several popular brands, including Hershey’s, Jeni’s and Friendly’s, issued a recall order for some of its products that may be contaminated with Listeria.

In a notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website, Totally Cool Inc. said it had halted production and distribution of the affected products after a federal agency review revealed the presence of Listeria.

Listeria is a bacteria that, when ingested, can cause mild gastroenteritis and fever, but in more vulnerable populations it can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections.

Between the affected products are:

  • Hershey’s 38 fl oz Vanilla Chocolate Flavored Ice Cream Pies; 110 fluid ounce ice cream cakes in vanilla and chocolate flavors; 4 fl oz Cookies & Cream ice cream cones; and 4-fluid-ounce Cookies & Cream Polar Bear ice cream sandwiches.
  • Jeni’s 3.5 fluid ounces Chocolate Silk Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches; 3.5 fluid ounces Key Lime Pie Frozen Dessert; 3.5 fluid ounces Mint Chocolate Truffle Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches; 3.5 fluid ounces Triple Berry Tart Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches.
  • ChipWich 4 Fl Oz Original Vanilla Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches, Pack of 10, 3 and 24; 16 fl oz Vanilla Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pint, 16 fl oz Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pint.
  • Friendly’s Celebration Frosted Cakes 60 fl oz; 40 fl oz Strawberry Krunch Frosted Tarts.

No cases of illness have been reported.. The company has stated that it continues to investigate and is taking preventive measures.

The complete list of recalled products can be found on the FDA website.