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Blue Bell ice cream is back in parts of Texas. Blue Bell Creameries has resumed selling its products in select locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria contamination.
Blue Bell's chief executive has told shareholders that Texas billionaire Sid Bass will lend the company up to $125 million and that the investment is essential for the popular ice-cream maker to remain in business.
Blue Bell Creameries says it's getting closer to identifying how listeria got into its facilities, after the century-old Texas ice cream maker issued a massive recall because its products were linked to a deadly string of illnesses.
Update April 9, 11:08 a.m.: Federal health authorities say three people in Texas have become ill with listeriosis, a foodborne illness that has recently been linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products.
One of the country's largest retailers has decided to pull Blue Bell Ice Cream from its shelves as a precautionary measure after Blue Bell announced it was temporarily closing an Oklahoma production plant.