It seems like a secret ingredient went awry at the Chips Ahoy cookie factory. According to a statement made by Mondelez Global LLC, the chewy cookie has been voluntarily recalled due to an unexpected solidified ingredient found in the product.
The limited recall specifically focuses on certain Chewy Chips Ahoy 13oz cookies sold in the United States. Some reports of potential health effects have been received by the company. Thankfully this recall only affects the chewy chips ahoy cookies you can find in the red packaging. Cookies with the following dates should be returned to the store or discarded immediately: 07SEP2019, 08SEP2019, 14SEP2019, and 15SEP2019. You can find the date on the top left side of the package near the lift tab.
Who knows what the solidified ingredient could be. Whatever it is, it's probably not what you want to be in your cookie.
One Twitter user shared that her son found some pieces of plastic in their package of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies. She states that she tried to contact the company without a response. Could this possibly be the reason the cookies were recalled?
Yea I found these nearly a month ago an my son ate like 2/3 rows before I even found out!!!!! Tried to contact the company an couldn’t get anyone to answer!!!! How are you just now announcing a recall???? pic.twitter.com/8YyoxDJrnD
— Nick Fairchild (@NMF606) April 16, 2019
Other people are skeptical of what could have gotten into the cookies. Another Twitter user suggests that rat droppings could be the culprit since the company did not explicitly share what was found in the cookies.
— The Shit (@PoopMcTurdy) April 16, 2019
Consumers who have this product should not eat it. If you have any questions you can contact the company at 1-844-366-1171, 24 hours a day to get more information about the recall. Consumer Relations specialists are available Monday-Friday, 9am to 6pm EDT.
Whatever it may be, you shouldn't eat it. Better yet, make yourself a batch of homemade chocolate chip cookies and eat it with the certainty that unexpected ingredients didn't make it into the dough.