Huge Olaf Creamery Remembers Ice Cream Due to Doable Well being Threat


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Meals & Drinks

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Listeria monocytogenes

Firm Title:
Huge Olaf Creamery, LLC
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Firm Announcement

Huge Olaf Creamery of Sarasota, Florida is recalling all flavors and all numerous Huge Olaf model ice cream merchandise as a result of it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which might trigger critical and typically deadly infections in younger kids, frail or aged individuals, and others with weakened immune methods. Though wholesome people might endure solely short-term signs resembling excessive fever, extreme headache, stiffness, nausea, stomach ache and diarrhea, Listeria an infection may cause miscarriages and stillbirths amongst pregnant ladies.

The product was bought at Huge Olaf retailers in Florida in addition to to customers in eating places and senior houses, and one location in Fredericksburg, Ohio.

The Huge Olaf model ice cream was bought to customers in plastic pint measurement containers, plastic ½ gallon containers, and plastic 2.5-gallon tubs, scoopable are bought to the unbiased retail shops. All flavors, tons, codes, and all expiration dates by way of 6/30/2022 are included on this recall.

Primarily based on epidemiological data shared by the CDC and State Officers, Huge Olaf could also be a possible supply of sickness in an ongoing Listeria monocytogenes outbreak.

On Friday July 1, 2022, Huge Olaf Creamery was knowledgeable of an outbreak investigation by the Florida Division of Well being and Florida Division of Agriculture & Shopper Providers and instantly ceased manufacturing and distribution of the ice cream product.

As of Friday, July eighth, 2022, the CDC reported {that a} complete of 23 individuals have been contaminated with the outbreak pressure of Listeria monocytogenes from 10 states. Eighteen individuals interviewed reported consuming ice cream, 10 reported consuming Huge Olaf Creamery model ice cream or consuming at areas that may have been equipped by Huge Olaf Creamery. That is an ongoing investigation and different ice cream manufacturers not associated to Huge Olaf have been talked about as a attainable supply as nicely.

Huge Olaf Creamery and all retailers equipped didn’t obtain any complaints relating to product defect or illness. No formal complaints have been filed with the Florida Division of Well being as of July 1st, 2022.

Primarily based on the data supplied and upon the continued investigation, the corporate has ceased manufacturing and distribution of the ice cream product and is at present working with FDA by voluntarily recalling the product.

Huge Olaf is cooperating totally with regulatory authorities to efficiently return all suspected merchandise and has requested retailers to cease gross sales and get rid of product. Customers who’ve bought Huge Olaf Ice Cream Merchandise shouldn’t eat these merchandise and get rid of them instantly. Any areas, containers, and serving utensils which will have touched the ice cream ought to be cleaned.

Customers which will have any questions in regards to the recall might name 941-365-7483, Monday – Saturday from 8:00am – 5:00 pm EST.

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Rosie Peachey

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