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

January 11, 2017 from the FDA:

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.

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.

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.

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