Press Releases

IPIA Play It Safe With Packaged Ice

07 June in Press Releases

BBC News released a scathing report today on the quality of ice from three of the United Kingdom’s biggest coffee chains. The BBC News report found that ice from the chains found considerable fecal contamination – in fact 13 of the 30 samples (43%) found the contamination in the ice....

Are You Buying Contaminated Packaged Ice for Your Family?

27 June in Press Releases

July 11, 2014, Tampa, Florida - Summer is here and before you head to the store to purchase packaged ice for your backyard party or for your beach cooler, the International Packaged Ice Association (IPIA) is recommending you pay particular attention this year to the type of packaged ice you purchase for your family....

Are You Buying Contaminated Packaged Ice?

11 April in Press Releases

Posted by: PNNOnline on Monday, May 22, 2006 Imagine the ice you are purchasing at your retailer being dirtier than toilet water. Ice is ice, or is it? Whether processed and packaged from a moldy ice machine, mishandled through the use of dirty buckets or even hand scooped by dirty hands, it is difficult for consumers to know exactly what they are buying and consuming. That is why this summer the International Packaged Ice Association (IPIA) wants all consumers to know that all ice is not created equally and that ice shoppers need to be selective when buying it. According to a...

Make Sure Your Ice Is Safe And Clean

11 April in Press Releases

The Queens Gazette (Astoria, NY) Wednesday, June 28, 2006 (NAPSA)-You may think that all ice is the same, but if you have contaminated ice, you and your family could be risking your health. As the weather begins to heat up, so does ice consumption to keep beverages and food cold and fresh. Whether it's a backyard BBQ, a picnic at the park or a daily glass of iced tea, people need safe, clean ice. Recent news reports have shown that some ice in fast-food restaurants is dirtier than toilet water. Whether processed and packaged from a moldy ice machine, mishandled through the use of...