Blue Bell responds to woman seen in viral video licking ice cream, returning it to store shelf

Ice cream company has responded to the video

Blue Bell responds to woman seen in viral video licking ice cream, returning it to store shelf

A viral video has surfaced showing a woman licking the ice cream contained in a Blue Bell Creameries ice cream container. She then returns the product back to the store's shelf in the freezer section.

In response, Blue Bell Creameries released the following statement:

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"We want to thank our consumers for alerting us to the recent food tampering incident. We take this issue very seriously and are currently working with law enforcement, retail partners and social media platforms. This type of incident will not be tolerated.

Food safety is a top priority, and we work hard to provide a safe product and maintain the highest level of confidence from our consumers.

During production, our half gallons are flipped upside down and sent to a hardening room where the ice cream freezes to the lid creating a natural seal. The lids are frozen tightly to the carton. Any attempt at opening the product should be noticeable.

We will continue to monitor this situation."

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