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Cold Stone Creamery, the pricey chain of ice cream franchises, was forced last week to withdraw its popular Cake Batter ice cream flavor from store coolers after there were 14 reported cases of customers stricken with salmonella poisoning.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it was working with the company to determine the source of the contamination.

Consumers were urged not to eat any of the Cake Batter ice cream and to immediately throw it away.
KC's View:
A shame, too – because Cold Stone’s Cake Batter ice cream is a fabulous flavor that we actually were craving after seeing (at the behest of our teenaged son) the awful, awful, awful “Fantastic Four” film on Friday night. We stopped by a Creamery, and were disappointed not to find it.

Salmonella poisoning might not have been so bad after that cinema experience.