Blue Bell Creameries has announced a recall of select half-gallon containers of their “Butter Crunch” Ice Cream, made in Alabama.
The concern: Those containers may also contain pieces of plastic – according to a statement issued Wednesday (October 9th, 2019) by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
The Butter Crunch involved in the recall was made August 26th at the Sylacauga plant, with the code “082621222” on the lid.
Those half gallons were sold in parts of – Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia; stores have been told to remove the product from their shelves. Reportedly, about 1,700 half gallons are involved in the recall.
An investigation by Blue Bell was launched after a customer reportedly found a plastic tool in a half gallon of Butter Crunch. A company probe into the matter, determined the broken tool was “…inadvertently incorporated into the production process in a small amount of product.”
Any consumers who purchased any of the recalled product can return the ice cream to the place of purchase for a full refund. Those with questions about the recall can call the FDA at (979) 836-7977 between 8:00am and 5:00pm CENTRAL Monday – Friday.