Weight Watchers Recalls Smart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae Due to Possible Health Risks

Aspen Hills, the supplier of the cookie dough pieces used as an ingredient, reported positive test results for listeria

Weight Watchers Recalls Smart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae Due to Possible Health Risks
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November 18, 2016

Weight Watchers Smart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae frozen desserts are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination.

This issue was identified when Aspen Hills, the supplier of the cookie dough pieces used as an ingredient in the affected Weight Watchers desserts reported positive test results for listeria monocytogenes. The company says that it immediately began an investigation and is voluntarily taking this action as a precautionary measure.

The recall includes approximately 100,000 cases of Weight Watchers Smart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundaes.

To date, there have been no consumer complaints or reports of illness related to this issue.

To view a full list of the lot codes, best-by dates, and UPC numbers of the products being recalled, click here.

No other sizes, varieties, or code dates of Weight Watchers Smart Ones products are included in this
recall.

Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Consumers who purchased this product should return it to the place of purchase for an exchange or full refund. Those with any additional questions or concerns about the recall should call (866) 572-3805.