WHEELING, WV (WOAY)- More than 3,000 cases of ice pops have been recalled due to possible Listeria contamination, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children.
The Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday that the Ziegenfelder Company in Wheeling, WV is recalling two brands of ice pops: Budget $aver Cherry Pineapple Monster Pops and Budget $aver Sugar Free Pops.
From April 5 to April 19, the potentially-tainted pops were delivered to retailers and distributors in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
The Cherry Pineapple Monster Pops carry the UPC code 0-74534-84200-9, and have lot codes D09418A through D10018B. The Sugar Free Pops carry the UPC code 0-74534-75642-9, and have lot codes D09318A through D10018B.
No illnesses have been reported, according to the FDA.
Consumers who have purchased the affected ice pops are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Anyone with questions may contact the company at 1-888-683-0379, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.