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Stop & Shop Removes from Sale 24oz. Party Platter Cookies
Products Recalled Due to an Undeclared Allergen
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- February 10, 2010 – Quincy, MA… The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company has announced a voluntary recall of 24oz. Party Platter Cookies because they contain almonds and almond paste, undeclared allergens that pose a serious and potential life-threatening health risk to allergic individuals. Stop & Shop has removed from sale the following product:
• Party Platter Cookies
UPC# 200055639, 24 oz. all codes
The product is packaged on a platter in a box and sold through the Stop & Shop In-Store Bakery. To date, Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to any Stop & Shop supermarket for a full refund. Customers looking for additional information are encouraged to call Stop & Shop’s corporate brands consumer line at 1-877-846-9949, Monday through Friday from 9am – 4pm.
About Stop & Shop
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company employs more than 59,000 associates and operates stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersey. The company is a member of the US Green Building Council and has been awarded LEED (EB) certifications for 50 of its existing stores. Stop & Shop has been recognized by the EPA for the superior energy management of its stores and is also a member of the EPA's Smart Way program.