blue bell ice cream back on shelves praise baby jeebus

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  1. geo

    geo Well-Known Member

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    it was a tough, tough summer living without the delicious frozen taste of heaven.
    they could have packaged a listeria-flavored concoction, and we texans would have cleared the shelves.
    it's that fuckin good. :slick:

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    Blue Bell Creameries began delivering ice cream to several markets Monday morning after being pulled from shelves in April amid listeria concerns.

    The first delivery truck arrived at an H-E-B grocery store in Brenham at about 4 a.m. carrying enough Homemade Vanilla, Dutch Chocolate, Cookies and Cream and the Great Divide to fill up freezers several times.


    "Over the past several months we have been working to make our facilities even better, and to ensure that everything we produce is safe, wholesome and of the highest quality for you to enjoy," said Ricky Dickson, vice president of sales and marketing for Blue Bell.

    H-E-B officials said they stocked extra ice cream in case of high demand. They also will limit the amount each customer can buy to four containers.

    Because Blue Bell is operating out of only one facility, their ice cream will re-enter parts of 15 states in five phases. Brenham, Houston and Austin stores will receive ice cream initially, with the majority of Texas receiving the product later.

    No other dates have been determined for when each expansion will take place.

    Blue Bell officials notified the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry that they intend to resume production at their Broken Arrow factory soon.

    “Texans can rejoice today as Blue Bell ice cream makes its long-awaited comeback in freezer aisles across the state,” said Governor Greg Abbott in a statment. “Generations of families have enjoyed Blue Bell as a traditional Texas treat, and their production facilities have played an integral economic role in local communities across the Lone Star State. On behalf of all Texans, I want to welcome Blue Bell back and wish them luck as they continue to ramp up production.”
     
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    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Isn't that the baby killing ice cream?

    Wow, most companies don't come back from that one.
     
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    LonghornJ VIP Extreme Gold

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    I guess the trucks are done being used as makeshift morgues for the Jade Helm insurrection
     
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    Texans take their Blue Bell very seriously.
     
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  5. geo

    geo Well-Known Member

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    jade helm - a new flavor :idea:
     
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    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    :cwl:
     
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    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    I would decimate a half gallon of banana puddin ice cream.
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member

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    It is pretty good but it's not Tillamook good.
     
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    geo Well-Known Member

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    let's all rejoice

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    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    They make ice cream?
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member

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    Yep.
     
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    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    I'll be looking. I buy the sharp cheddar.
     
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    Goddamn right
     
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    i cannot even think about trying tillamook on this joyous day [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah, I like their cheese.
     
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    :secret: kroger
     
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    We've been stuck with Dreyers and some off brand shit all summer. It sucks. I'm glad Blue Bell is back.


    Of course, lawsuits are right around the corner.
     
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    geo Well-Known Member

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    the dt's have been excruciating
     
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    Anything Tillamook is tits in the face.
     
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