FDA investigates Lysteria cases possibly linked to Blue Bell products

March 15, 2015 8:10 PM

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FDA investigates Lysteria cases possibly linked to Blue Bell products

Texas-based ice cream giant Blue Bell has halted production and distribution of eight products linked to a bacterium that causes severe illness, according to a release from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Five cases of Listeriosis were confirmed and treated at the same hospital in Kansas, with each patient having eaten Blue Bell ice cream products from Blue Bell's Brenham, TX headquarters. Three of those patients died.

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