Two ice cream makers recall products over listeria, allergen concerns

Two ice cream manufacturers announced Friday that they are recalling products nationwide over concerns they might contain listeria or allergens.

Nestle, which ships its Drumstick ice cream across the country, said that it was recalling select packs of the ice cream cones after discovering listeria on some of the equipment used to produce it.

Turkey Hill Dairy said Friday it was voluntarily pulling some of its 48 oz. containers of Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream after it discovered the factory might have included Rocky Road Premium Ice Cream instead.

Listeria, which can be particularly serious for the very young, elderly and those with weaker immune systems, is a bacterial infection that can cause fever, aches and diarrhea. In pregnant women, it can cause stillbirths and miscarriages.

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