Blue Bell recalls select half gallons of Butter Crunch ice cream

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SYCALAUGA, Alabama (KETK) – The little creamery in Brenham is having more problems with its product.

Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling a select lot of half gallon Butter Crunch Ice Cream because of the possibility the products may contain a foreign object.

The affected products were produced in August at the Texas-based company’s Sylacauga, Alabama, plant.

Blue Bell discovered the issue when it was contacted by a consumer who had found a piece of a plastic tool in a half gallon of Butter Crunch Ice Cream.

The company investigation revealed the broken tool was inadvertently incorporated into the production process in a small amount of product. In an abundance of caution, the company is recalling a full day of production of this flavor from this manufacturing facility.

The Butter Crunch Ice Cream half gallons produced in Sylacauga can be identified by the following code located on the top of the packaging lid: 082621222.

The affected Butter Crunch Ice Cream half gallons were distributed in parts of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. All affected stores are directly delivered to and serviced by Blue Bell Creameries and have been instructed to remove the product from their shelves.

There have been no reports of injuries due to consumption of this product to date. This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the FDA.

PRODUCT: Butter Crunch Ice Cream half gallons
CODE DATE: 082621222

Consumers who have purchased these items can return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information, consumers with questions may call 979-836-7977, Monday–Friday 8 am– 5 pm CST.

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