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Product Safety Notices & Recalls

At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Maple Valley Ice Cream Recall

February 14, 2022


The Royal Ice Cream Company, Inc is recalling several flavors of Maple Valley Ice Cream due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. During routine environmental sampling of the facility, samples indicated that Listeria Monocytogenes was present within the production facility. No ice cream pints have tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes at this time.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

To date, there have been no reports indicating that these products have caused any illness. Upon returning any below listed product to your local Big Y, you will receive a full refund.

The following products are sold at Big Y:

Product Name  UPC Size Sell-By Date
Maple Valley Vanilla Ice Cream 85774300203 16 oz 11/24/22; 12/27/22; 1/20/23; 1/21/23
Maple Valley Himalayan Sea Salt Caramel Ice Cream 85774300207 16 oz 11/24/22; 12/27/22; 1/20/23; 1/21/23
Maple Valley Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream 85774300225 16 oz 11/24/22; 12/27/22; 1/20/23; 1/21/23
Maple Valley Maple Walnut Ice Cream 85774300249 16 oz 11/24/22; 12/27/22; 1/20/23; 1/21/23
Maple Valley Seasonal Ice Cream 85774300255 16 oz 11/24/22; 12/27/22; 1/20/23; 1/21/23
Maple Valley Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream
85774300261 16 oz 11/24/22; 12/27/22; 1/20/23; 1/21/23
Maple Valley Ginger Ice Cream 85774300267 16 oz 11/24/22; 12/27/22; 1/20/23; 1/21/23

Consumers with questions about this recall can call Maple Valley Ice Cream at 1-413-588-1716.

More Resources:

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Recalls.gov - Your Online Resource for Recalls - http://www.recalls.gov/

FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp