GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WLNS) – Meijer is recalling more than 700 packages of its Meijer brand Ultimate Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies. Meijer is recalling more than 700 cookie labels because soy was not listed on the food label.
The cookies are being recalled because soy it is not properly declared on the label.
There are concerns that people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat the cookies.
The 720 packages of cookies were sold between February 13, 2019 and February 20, 2019 in all Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.
The product is packaged in a clear plastic container with a clamshell seal. This only affects products with the following UPCs sold between February 13, 2019 and February 20, 2019:
- Ultimate Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies – 12 Count. UPC: 0-41250-14563-9
- Ultimate Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies – 20 Count: UPC: 0-41250-14564-6
There have been no illnesses, injuries or additional product concerns reported to date.
Meijer ordered the recall after a routine inspection found that the product had been distributed without proper allergen labeling for soy.
If you have purchased these cookies you should throw them out or return the product to the nearest Meijer store for a full refund.
Meijer is making a phone line available for customers with questions regarding this recall.
That number is 800-543-3704, and it’s available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.