Blue Bell expands ice cream recall

Blue Bell Creameries announced Tuesday that it has expanded its recall of products produced in its Broken Arrow, Oklahoma plant.

Blue Bell, a Texas-based company, added Banana Pudding Ice Cream pints to the list for testing positive for listeria. Additionally, the company is recalling all products that were made on the same production line from Feb. 12 to March 27.

Those products have a code date that ends in "S" or "T." The full list of affected products includes the following:

Ice Cream Pints: UPC # 0 71899-05101 5
  • Ice Cream Banana Pudding pint; Code Date 021217S
  • Ice Cream Butter Crunch pint; Code Date 021917S
  • Ice Cream Mint Chocolate Chip pint; Code Date 022017S
  • Ice Cream Cookies 'n Cream pint; Code Dates 030317S, 030617S
  • Ice Cream Homemade Vanilla pint; Code Date 030417S
  • Ice Cream Dutch Chocolate pint; Code Date 032317S
  • Ice Cream Moo-llennium Crunch pint; Code Dates 032417S, 032517S
Sherbet Pint: UPC # 0 71899-19990 8
  • Rainbow Sherbet pint: Code Dates 021717S, 021817S, 022317S, 030217S

Sherbet Quarts: UPC # 0 71899-18992 3
  • Orange Sherbet quart; Code Date 032617S
  • Mixed Berry Sherbet quart; Code Date 032717S

3 ounce Tab Lid Cup: Product # 136
  • *institutional/ food service cup only
  • Rainbow Sherbet; Code Dates 022417S, 022617S, 022717S 

Gold Rim Half Gallon: UPC # 0 71899-03720 0
  • Ice Cream Homemade Vanilla half gallon; Code Dates 030917T, 031017T, 031117T, 031217T, 031617T, 031717T, 031817T
  • Brown Rim Half Gallon: UPC # 0 71899-83548 6
  • Ice Cream Pistachio Almond half gallon; Code Date 031317T 

Light Half Gallon: UPC # 0 71899-73501 4
  • Ice Cream Homemade Vanilla Light half gallon; Code Date 031917T

Last week, Blue Bell voluntarily suspended operations at its Broken Arrow plant after other items also tested positive for listeria. Blue Bell's original recall included the following:

  • Almond Bar
  • Chocolate Chip Country Cookie
  • Cotton Candy Bar
  • Great Divide Bar
  • No Sugar Added Mooo Bar (regular Mooo Bars are not included)
  • Scoops
  • Sour Pop Green Apple Bar
  • Vanilla Stick Slices
  • 3-ounce cups of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla ice cream that have tab lids

Sam's Club, Walmart, Kroger and H-E-B have temporarily halted sales of Blue Bell products.

For more information on the recall, visit

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