Blue Bell Ice Cream returning to Denver metro area in March

DENVER — The self-proclaimed “best ice cream in the country” will return to the Denver metro area in March.

Blue Bell Ice Cream made the announcement on Monday, saying it will be back starting March 27.

Blue Bell recalled all of its products in April 2015 over possible listeria contamination. The company said on its website it has made changes.

“We have upgraded our procedures and employee training and  have adopted the same overall philosophy at all of our  facilities, to include: enhanced manufacturing procedures; increased focus on sanitation and cleaning;  retained an independent microbiology expert for ongoing evaluation of our procedures and facilities; implemented a ‘test and hold’ procedure, where production runs will be tested and held until results are received before being distributed to market; and we’ve entered into voluntary agreements with the Alabama Department of Public Health, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry and the Texas Department of State Health Services.”

Store locations have not been announced.