Nestle USA has recalled select Nestle Drumsticks for possible contamination of listeria monocytogenes, which can lead to serious illness as well as birth defects.

Credit: FDA
Credit: FDA

According to a press release, Nestle announced that investigators found listeria monocytogenes on equipment contact surfaces from a location on the production line at the Bakersfield facility. The Drumstick cones themselves have not tested positive for listeria monocytogenes.

The two recalled packs have the UPC codes 72554-11096 (Club) and 72554-00160 (24 count). The Club pack has a “best before” date range between June 2 and June 15, 2017, while the 24-count pack has a “best before” date range between June 16 and June 19, 2017.

The following production codes for affected products can be found on the back of the packages  for the Club pack: 6244580212, 6245580212, 6246580212, 6247580212, 6248580212, 6249580212, 6250580212, 6251580212, 6252580212, 6253580212, 6254580212, 6255580212, 6256580212, 6257580212. The following production codes can be found on the back of the individually marked vanilla cones from the 24 pack: 6258580212, 6259580212, 6260580212, 6261580212.

Consumers who may have purchased the product listed above should not consume it, but instead should return it to the place of purchase.

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