Listeria

Texas Authorities Fine Blue Bell Up to $850,000 for Listeria Outbreak
Texas Authorities Fine Blue Bell Up to $850,000 for Listeria Outbreak
State health authorities have one clear message to Blue Bell Creameries and any dairy whose facilities are not sanitary: don't mess with Texas. According to the industry blog Food Safety News, a consent agreement between Blue Bell and the Texas State Department of Health Services requires payment of $175,000 in fines within 30 days or an additional $675,000, for a grand total fine of $850,000, wil
More Listeria Woes
Representatives with Blue Bell Creameries announced this week that new safety procedures led to the detection of what may be Listeria in one of its plants, but stressed that no Blue Bell products have tested positive for the bacteria.