Blue Bell Gets Hit With Another Lawsuit Over Listeria-laced Ice Cream

The mother of a teenage girl is suing Blue Bell, saying that her child was exposed to listeria bacteria after eating the company's Ultimate Neapolitan ice cream two years ago.Lyddia Sheppard-Antwine's attorneys filed the lawsuit in Tarrant County civil court late Wednesday, claiming that her then-11-year-old daughter suffered with nausea, diarrhea, fatigue and other ailments after eating the treat.Her daughter was briefly hospitalized at Cook Children's hospital, and eventually recovered from the incident. But Sheppard-Antwine is seeking as much as $75,000 in damages for her medical expenses, pain and suffering as well as mental anguish.  Continue reading...

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