Ice cream possibly contaminated
Health Public Health officials are asking everyone that bought Original
Kulfi brand product from Supreme Ice Cream in Surrey to immediately discard
the product. Product also bought in convenience stores should be thrown out
due to possible contamination.
The business is licensed
to sell only pre-packaged ice cream. Fraser Health Environmental Health
officers discovered the homemade ice cream product being prepared in an
unlicensed and unapproved facility following an inspection of the premises.
product has been sold under Original Kulfi label, primarily to Indian
restaurants and food stores in Surrey, as well as other cities in the Lower
Mainland. The item is a popsicle-shaped frozen dairy product similar to ice
cream in appearance and taste. The product is available in a number of
flavours including mango, strawberry, tutti-frutti and pistachio and all
flavours are at risk of contamination.
The Original Kulfi product should not be consumed because it has been
prepared in a facility that does not meet public health safety guidelines,
and any surplus stock should be disposed of. While no illnesshas been
reported to date, individuals suffering from gastrointestinal symptoms such
as vomiting, stomach cramps or fever after eating this product should seek
A cease and desist order has been issued to the operator of Supreme Ice
Cream to immediately stop production, storage and distribution of the
Original Kulfi product.
For more information,
visit the BC Centre for Disease Control website
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