Blue Bell Creameries Resumes Ice Cream Production After Listeria Crisis

July 23, 2015

One of the company’s four production plants is operational again.

After months of dealing with a deadly listeria crisis, Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries may have its ice cream back on store shelves in the near future. In May, the ice cream company issued an international recall of its products over concerns of a listeria contamination. Blue Bell’s ice cream was linked to at least three deaths in a Kansas hospital and additional illnesses in multiple states. The recall forced Blue Bell to lay off nearly 1,450 workers after it stopped production, but things are starting to look up for the…