• Burlington Nov 9, 2019

    Ben & Jerry's Sued Over ‘Happy Cow' Characterization

    Ben & Jerry’s is facing a lawsuit accusing the ice cream maker and its parent company of false advertising by saying the milk and cream in its products comes from “happy cows.” In a complaint filed Oct. 31 in federal court in Burlington, Vermont, where Ben & Jerry’s was founded, environmental advocate James Ehlers accuses the company and Unilever of...

  • food Apr 17, 2019

    Ben & Jerry's Issues Chunky Monkey Recall

    Unilever has issued a limited voluntary recall of a limited quality of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey pints and Ben & Jerry’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar, which may include nuts that are not declared in the ingredient list or allergy information list. The company said the ice cream may contain tree nuts including almonds, Brazil nuts and hazelnuts. Both affected...

  • CEO Apr 9, 2019

    Ice Cream Lovers Rejoice: Tuesday Is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's

    Tuesday is something of a holiday for ice cream lovers—Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s. Forty years ago, the Vermont-based company gave out free ice cream cones to customers, as a thank you for their support during Ben & Jerry’s first year in business in downtown Burlington. Free Cone Day has grown in popularity ever since, expanding to scoop...

  • CEO Oct 30, 2018

    Ben and Jerry's Unveils Pecan Resist Flavor Ahead of Midterms

    Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is taking a stand against what it calls the Trump administration’s regressive policies by rebranding one of its flavors Pecan Resist. The company and its founders unveiled the limited batch ice cream flavor Pecan Resist Tuesday in Washington ahead of the midterm elections. The company says Pecan Resist celebrates activists who are resisting oppression,...

  • CEO Oct 30, 2018

    Ben and Jerry's Announces New Flavor, Campaign for Social Justice

    Ben and Jerry’s released a new ice cream flavor called “Pecan Resist.” The flavor is a stand the company is taking against President Trump’s policies and rhetoric.

  • CEO Dec 30, 2015

    “We Owe Them a Huge Debt of Gratitude”

    In 2015, 124 police officers died on the job, primarily due to traffic incidents and secondarily to guns. Craig W. Floyd of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund talks about what he hopes people get from their annual report on police fatalities.

  • Philadelphia Apr 14, 2015

    Cool Off With Free Ice Cream

    With temperatures in the 70s today, a warm weather tradition returns as Ben & Jerry’s gives away free ice cream for its annual Free Cone Day promotion.

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