It seems that too many people may be screaming for ice cream. Mississauga's Dairy Cream ice cream shop revealed that they would be shutting down their drive-thru options and curbside pickup due to an overwhelming amount of its customers ignoring "traffic safety." The call came after the security team had trouble controlling traffic this Victoria Day weekend. 

As it turns out, ice cream shops were a popular destination for locals this sunny weekend. 

Dairy Cream, which first opened its doors in 1958, has become a popular spot for delicious dairy treats in the GTA.

However, now it looks like residents will have to wait to get their dairy fix. 

In a Facebook post this weekend, Dairy Queen revealed that it had become overwhelmed by the demand and customers' reckless behaviour.

Due to this, they had made the decision to shut down their drive-thru until further notice. 

“We have decided as a Dairy Cream family to shut down our drive-thru, and our curbside picks up until further notice. Why? Our staff is very overwhelmed, traffic safety is not being listened to. And as hard as we try, we are unable to catch up,” Dairy Cream wrote.

“Being home for so long is frustrating, and it hurts us to have to turn our customers away, but we have no choice our lot only holds to many cars. So, until restrictions with physical distance ease up and we have a good and safe system in place. We will not be doing our drive-thru, or curbside pickup, the statement added.

However, that doesn't mean that you still can't get your hands on the company's sweet treats. 

The shop is currently offering delivery only options from UberEats and Skip The Dishes. 

Despite being forced to close its doors to the public, Dairy Cream also thanked its customers for their support during this time. 

They also revealed that this would not be a permanent closure and that they would open their doors in once it is safe to do so. 


“We look forward to being able to serve you through almost normal operations in the future. Once we know, it is the best time to do so. Much love,” the post concluded.

However, this isn't the only food joint that has felt the pressure of the pandemic that has been travelling across the province. 

Multiple Toronto restaurants have been forced to shut down for good. 

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