Listeria: What is it, how do you get it, and what's the risk?


Blue Bell Creameries issued a full recall Monday evening (April 20) of all of its products after additional testing has found listeria in another ice cream flavor. It comes after the ice cream maker targeted specific products in a 

Blue Bell Creameries recalled all of its products throughout the U.S. and abroad Monday because of Listeria concerns, the company confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. The company, based in Brenham, Texas, is recalling 

Hardy bacteria – Dry conditions, some heat, and even freezing temperatures don't kill Listeria. Instead, very cold temperatures just suspend the bacteria. Once a product thaws, Listeria will grow again. Only cooking and pasteurizing can kill the bacteria.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating an outbreak of listeria infections linked to Blue Bell Ice Cream. As of April 21, a total of 10 people with listeriosis related to this outbreak have been confirmed from 4 states: Arizona (1

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating an outbreak of listeria infections linked to Blue Bell Ice Cream. As of April 21, a total of 10 people with listeriosis related to this outbreak have been confirmed from 4 states: Arizona (1