Purple Cow Orange Cream Bars recalled at Meijer stores

The bars have been sold in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) -- Meijer is recalling hundreds of cases of ice cream bars due to the possibility of Listeria.

The brand affected by the recall is the company's Purple Cow brand Orange Cream Bars.

The recalled Purple Cow Orange Cream Bars were sold in Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

The bars are sold in a 12 count box with the production date of November 30, 2017 and a "best by" date of November 30, 2018.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail and elderly people and others with a weakened immune system. Individuals may suffer from short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

So far no illnesses have been reported.

Consumers who have bought Purple Cow brand Orange Cream Bars are asked to return them to the store for a full refund.

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