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Episode Seven: End of the Good Ol’ Days Part 2/2

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Last week, Blue Bell announced the return of its products after a three month halt in production due to listeria contamination. While many Texans rejoiced on Twitter, not all consumers are rushing to get that familiar wooden spoon in hand. Reports over the past few months reveal that Blue Bell knew of the listeria contamination as far back as 2013 and the ice cream is now connected to 10 illnesses and 3 deaths. This month we talked to food safety attorney Bill Marler about the steps Blue Bell took leading up to the listeria outbreak and its long journey back into the public’s good graces.