Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

There's a new ice cream trail in Ohio, featuring Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams in Columbus.

Jeni's Ice Cream
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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has been issued a warning by the FDA for continued problems with listeria at its manufacturing plant.

Jeni's Announces Private-Equity Investment

Mar 29, 2016
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams will get some financial help. The ice cream maker reports a private-equity firm will invest in the central Ohio company. 

Jeni's Scoop Shops Reopen After Listeria-Related Shutdown

May 23, 2015
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Columbus-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has reopened most of its scoop shops after a month-long shutdown triggered by the discovery of listeria in some pints. 

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Federal Food and Drug Administration inspection reports reveal many problems with Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams current and former production facility. Jeni’s plans to re-open tomorrow after a month-long voluntary shut down and recall which followed the discovery of listeria in some of its ice cream. 

Jeni's Listeria Scare: How Businesses Respond to Crises

May 21, 2015
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Local entrepreneur Jeni Britton Bauer discusses how her enterprise quickly recovered from a listeria scare last month and what her team has done to ensure its future.

Then, an outsider's perspective on Jeni's and other businesses that have bounced back from the brink of disaster.

Jeni's Shops To Reopen Next Week

May 15, 2015
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream says it will reopen its scoop shops by May 22.

The popular Columbus-based ice cream company shut down April 23 after a pint of its ice cream tested positive for listeria.

Jeni's has since recalled and recycled more than 500,000 pounds of product at a cost of $2.5 million.

The company has also redesigned its production kitchen and is set to resume production this week.

The source of listeria was determined to be the spout of a machine that fills pints for retail sale.

Jeni's store
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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams plans to soon resume production, according to the company's Facebook page.

Jeni's Finds Source Of Listeria

May 6, 2015
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Almost two weeks after it announced a voluntary recall of all its products, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams announced, Wednesday, the source of a Listeria contamination. The company also reports it may be able to resume production “in the very near future.”

Jeni's Ice Cream Faithful Leave Love Notes

May 4, 2015
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 It's been more than a week since Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams voluntarily recalled all of its products after Listeria was found in some of it. But the love for Jeni's hasn't waned. Many people have left "love notes" on the Short North's scoop shop door. 

Jeni's CEO: Recall Cost $2.5 Million

Apr 28, 2015
Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream logo on shop door
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The CEO of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams says the recall of all Jeni’s products will cost the company more than $2.5 million. John Lowe warns consumers not to eat any frozen Jeni’s products. 

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Ohio food safety testers are adding ice cream to the list of items on store shelves that they check for contamination. The change comes as two well-known producers, Blue Bell and Jeni’s, recall frozen products amid concerns about listeria contamination.

Amazing Ice Creams to Make at Home

Oct 19, 2011

11:00 On this hour of "All Sides," we'll be talking with local Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams owner Jeni Britton Bauer about delicious ice creams that you can make at home. Guest