Publix recalls ice cream that could be contaminated

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(WFLA) – Publix announced Monday it is voluntarily recalling the Publix Chocolate Cookie Dough Ice Cream.

“The supplier of the cookie dough pieces used in this product notified us that certain lot codes could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,” the company said in a statement. “Listeria monocytogenes is a bacteria that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.”

The ice cream was sold in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina. It has a sell by date of May 27, 2017, and a UPC of 000-41415-03843.

There have been no reported cases of illness in connection with the ice cream at this time, Publix officials said.

You can return the product ot the store for a full refunds. If you have additional questions, contact Publix at 1-800-242-1227 or the  US Food and Drug Administration at 1-888-SAFEFOOD (1-888-723-3366).

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