The Prices and Consumer Affairs Division is assuring the public that the Chewy Chips Ahoy! Cookies that are currently being recalled have not been found on shelves in Antigua and Barbuda.
Nabisco’s parent company Mondelez Global recall announcement referred to the cookies possibly having “an unexpected solidified ingredient.” It furthered stated that “in some instances, the cornstarch in our Chewy Chips Ahoy! recipe did not fully incorporate in the mixing procedure and solidified in the baking process.”
The recall covered 13-ounce packs of the cookies with best by dates of 07SEP2019, 08SEP2019, 14SEP2019 and 15SEP2019.
In a press release, the division said “Over the past two days the Division has conducted extensive investigations into the recalled good and we are satisfied, that no supplier or retailer in Antigua and Barbuda has the good on the shelf or in their possession.
We are therefore assuring consumers that food items with this brand name that are currently being offered for sale in the marketplace are safe and do not meet the recall requirements.
The Division takes issues of recalls seriously and we are committed to protecting consumers from any potential hazard.”