Risk of E. coli, Coliform Prompts Recall of Comfy Cow Ice Cream Pints

The affected ice cream products were distributed between 06/13/2017 and 07/21/2017

Risk of E. coli, Coliform Prompts Recall of Comfy Cow Ice Cream Pints
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August 9, 2017

The Comfy Cow has announced the recall of pints of ice cream that could be contaminated with E. coli bacteria or contain high counts of coliform.

E. coli infection can cause severe diarrhea and dehydration. Most people who are infected recover within a few days, but the bacteria can be deadly in certain cases.

Recalled product details

Pints of the following Comfy Cow ice cream flavors are affected by this recall: Banana Puddin Y'all, Chocolate Squared2, Cookies and Cream, Cow Trax, Double Fold Vanilla, Georgia Butter Pecan, Intense Dark Chocolate, Salted Caramel, and Strawberry Fields Forever.

For a full list of the recalled ice cream products—including UPC numbers and use by dates—see the FDA's recall announcement.

The Comfy Cow was notified of the risk on 07/19/2017 following internal product sample testing. No illnesses have been reported to date related to this recall.

The affected ice cream products were distributed between 06/13/2017 and 07/21/2017. The products are packaged in pint containers and are sold primarily in retail stores located in the States of Kentucky, Missouri, Indiana, and Tennessee.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled Comfy Cow ice cream products are urged to discard them or return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Those with questions or concerns about this recall can contact The Comfy Cow production facility at (502) 384-2556.