listeria Blue Bell Resumes Ice Cream Production In Brenham, Its Hometown By Associated Press • Nov 19, 2015 Blue Bell / Instagram Blue Bell has resumed limited operations at its flagship creamery in the Central Texas town of Brenham, seven months after shutting down production out of fear of listeria contamination. Blue Bell Is Back: Company Selling Ice Cream In Parts Of Texas After Listeria Recall By Associated Press • Aug 31, 2015 Blue Bell / Instagram 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 To Lay Off One-Third Of Its Workforce By Associated Press & KERA News • May 15, 2015 BILL COATNEY / FLICKR Blue Bell Creameries says it will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a total product recall. Texas Listeria Patient May Have Bought Caramel Apple In Dallas County By Eric Aasen • Dec 23, 2014 Aimee M Lee / Shutterstock One of the Texas patients sickened in a multistate listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples may have bought a caramel apple in Dallas County, health officials say. Food Poisoning Outbreak May Be Linked To Prepackaged Caramel Apples By Associated Press • Dec 19, 2014 Aimee M Lee / Shutterstock Texas health officials say one person has died and three became sick in a food poisoning outbreak linked to prepackaged caramel apples.