Chicago, IL - Weight WatchersSmart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae frozen desserts is voluntarily being recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination from Aspen Hills, Inc. Cookie Dough Pieces.
This issue was identified when Aspen Hills, the supplier of the cookie dough pieces used as an ingredient in Weight WatchersSmart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae frozen desserts, reported positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes. We immediately began an investigation and are voluntarily taking this action as a precautionary measure.
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.
There have been no consumer complaints or reports of illness related to this issue to date.
The recall is for approximately 100,000 cases of Weight WatchersSmart OnesChocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae frozen desserts.
No other sizes, varieties or code dates of Weight WatchersSmart Ones products are included in this recall.
The following is being recalled:
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We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed.
Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it. They should return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers can also contact 1-866-572-3805. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern, for a full refund.
This product was distributed to retailers in the U.S. only.