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Blue Bell Ice Cream returns to Colorado

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Posted at 8:54 AM, Mar 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-27 16:02:18-04

DENVER -- Blue Bell Ice Cream has returned to the Denver area after a deadly listeria outbreak two years ago.

Beginning Monday, Blue Bell will distribute its ice cream along the Front Range from Pueblo to Cheyenne.

The ice cream can be found at King Soopers, Walmart and independent grocery stores this week.

More | Gallery: Top 7 Blue Bell Ice Cream flavors

Blue Bell says it's committed to safety.

“We took the necessary time to make updates to our production facilities and to our equipment to make sure we were producing a safe product,” said Blue Bell Public Relations Manager Jenny Van Dorf.

Blue Bell said 10 of its drivers came back and they are hiring at their Centennial distribution center.
 

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