A woman is facing up to 20 years in prison after she opened a container of Blue Bell, licked the ice cream, and then placed the container back in the freezer.
Blue Bell posted the following statement after the video went viral on Twitter.
Hello! We want to thank our consumers for alerting us to the recent food tampering incident. We take this issue very seriously and are currently working with the appropriate authorities. For more information, please click here: https://t.co/Uampapt2l8
— Blue Bell Ice Cream (@ILoveBlueBell) July 1, 2019
Blue Bell was able to locate the store in Texas and alerted the police.
Lufkin Police say they are currently searching for the woman.
Police say the woman faces a charge of second-degree felony tampering with a consumer product, which carries 20 years behind bars and a possible fine of up to $10,000.