Ice Cream Recalled Due to Health Risk

Ludington, Mich. – House of Flavors, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited, affected portion of Its Ashby’s Sterling Peanut Butter Landslide Ice Cream. The product was made with peanut butter cookie dough, purchased from Aspen Hills, Inc., which has expanded its recall due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. To date, Ashby’s Sterling Ice Cream has received no reports of illness attributed to this product. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections In young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Only Ashby’s Sterling Peanut Butter Landslide Ice Cream packaged In 3 gallon container with item number 7305 and lot number #16195 is affected by the recall. No other Ashby’s Sterling Ice Cream or House of Flavors products are included in this recall. The product was sold to distributors and ice cream shops nationally.
Distributors and ice cream shops with product matching this lot number should dispose of the product and contact their distributor for a full refund. Anyone requiring more information should contact House of Flavors consumer affairs at 1-800-930-7740, extension 2229, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. (EST).

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