Seek and ye shall find: Manila Sky Purple Yumm ice cream recalled over Listeria risk

AC Creamery Inc. of Anaheim, California, is recalling its “Manila Sky Purple Yumm Ice Cream” due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

manilasky-recall-110316The recalled product, which comes in a 16 ounce, paper cup, sports an expiration date of Mar 06, 2018, and was distributed nationwide in retail stores and events such as Florida Food & Lodging Show, Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture and California State University Pilipino American Student Association (CSUF PASA) Friendship Games.

The company initiated the recall after the FDA found samples positive for Listeria monocytogenes in the ice cream plant of contract manufacturer, Dr. Bob’s of Upland, LLC. Listeria has also been found in finished product of another company’s brand, following which Dr. Bob’s has recalled all ice cream products produced this year.

Consumers who are in possession of the affected product are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

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