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Blue Bell

  1. recalls
    Blue Bell Just Recalled Ice Cream in 10 States Over New Listeria ConcernsThis time, the blame is on a supplier.
  2. Recoveries
    Blue Bell Finally Identifies One Source of Its Massive Listeria OutbreakAnd the ice-cream company assures everyone things are taken care of, even if it’s not precisely sure of every problem that caused a months-long shutdown.
  3. Food Safety
    Blue Bell Warns Its Factories Still Have Some Listeria in ThemThe company admits it’s identified “locations” where the pathogen still “may be present.”
  4. Food Safety
    U.S. Justice Department Launches Criminal Investigation of Blue BellThe government wants to know when the company discovered listeria at its ice-cream plants.
  5. Food Safety
    Former Blue Bell Workers Say Their Plant Was DisgustingThey say sludge oozed into clean tanks, and they never wiped butterfat off of surfaces.
  6. Comebacks
    Hallelujah: Blue Bell Ice Cream Is Back in StoresThe first half-gallons arrived in some Texas and Alabama stores this morning.
  7. Comebacks
    Blue Bell Is Back in Stores on August 31 — Here’s Where to Find ItTexas and Alabama will be the first to get the ice cream back.
  8. Comebacks
    Blue Bell Is Officially Delivering Ice Cream Once AgainJust in time for the last stretch of summer.
  9. Comebacks
    Blue Bell Cleared to Officially Resume Ice-Cream ProductionFive months, $10 million, and 1,500 fired employees later.
  10. Eventual Comebacks
    Blue Bell Could Start Making Ice Cream Again by the End of the MonthIt plans to limit initial production to half-gallons of ten flavors.
  11. Eventual Comebacks
    Blue Bell CEO Warned Investors the Company Could Be Forced to Close for GoodA billionaire investor appears to have saved the day, for now.
  12. Coming Back Eventually
    Blue Bell Is (Finally) Getting Ready to Churn ‘Trial’ Batches of IceBut there’s still no definitive timeline for the company’s return.
  13. Food Safety
    Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Halts Production Yet Again Over ListeriaThe company’s shops had only just reopened after a previous shutdown.
  14. Lawsuits
    Someone Has Sued Blue Bell for Causing ‘Profound Brain Damage’This Houston man says he “damn near died” from eating the ice cream.
  15. Recalls
    Blue Bell Has Laid Off 1,450 EmployeesAnother 1,400 are being furloughed, and everybody else is getting a pay cut.
  16. Interviews
    How the Blue Bell Recall Puts One Independent Scoop Shop in a Terrible Position“We’re just going to try to have to survive. “
  17. Recalls
    There’s a Black Market for Recalled Blue Bell Ice CreamContraband pints are priced at thousands of dollars.
  18. Food Safety
    An FDA Report Says Blue Bell Had Evidence of Listeria in Its Factories in 2013But newly unveiled information suggests the company kept shipping ice cream anyway.
  19. Recalls
    Blue Bell Ice Cream Could Be Back in Time for Memorial DayThe company says it’s an “ambitious” goal, but not an impossible one.
  20. Health Safety
    A CDC Expert Explains Why You Probably Shouldn’t Be Too Worried“It’s a wake-up call to the ice cream industry.”
  21. Food Safety
    The CDC Now Says Blue Bell’s Listeria Outbreak Began in 2010Going forward, each batch of ice cream will get tested.
  22. Food Safety
    Blue Bell Expands Recall to Literally Everything It MakesListeria is lurking in products sold in grocery stores.
  23. Food Safety
    Blue Bell Shuts Down Yet Another Ice-Cream Plant Over Listeria FearsThe ice-cream company’s problems persist.
  24. Food Safety
    Blue Bell Ice-Cream Products Recalled After Being Linked to Three DeathsOfficials linked a listeria outbreak to a machine at the Texas production facility.
  25. The Burbs
    Blue Bell Inn Changes HandsThe historic Montgomery County inn will undergo minimal changes.
  26. Chef Shuffle
    Jim Coleman Resurfaces With a New Chef GigThe former Chef’s Table host landed a new gig in Center City.
  27. Neighborhood Watch
    Flying Saucer Coffee to Reopen With New Owners; A New Cafe Is Coming to EastRadice and Ashys Burger and Fries are opening in the burbs.
  28. Closings
    Alison at Blue Bell Closes, Alison Two Remains OpenAlison Barshak’s first restaurant is officially closed