Law enforcement officials have identified and interviewed the woman who was recorded licking ice cream and then returning the tub to a supermarket freezer.
The viral video posted on Twitter on Jun. 29 shows the young woman licking Blue Bell ice cream while the person recording the video goads her on.
Twitter users expressed their horror at the unsanitary act. On Jul. 1, Blue Bell thanked consumers for alerting the company of the tampering.
“We take this issue very seriously and are currently working with the appropriate authorities,” the company said in a statement.
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