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Stop & Shop Issues A Voluntary Recall of Stop & Shop Non Fat Dry Milk
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- July 1, 2009 - Quincy, MA…Following notification from its manufacturer, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company has recalled the following Stop & Shop Non Fat Dry Milk products.
Stop and Shop Nonfat Dried Milk, 16 ounce size
UPC - 21120-00056
Code - FEB 0511S
Stop and Shop Nonfat Dried Milk, 32 ounce size
Code - FEB 1211S
The items were removed from store shelves because they were produced with nonfat dried milk that is part of a national recall by Plainview Milk and may have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella bacteria.
Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to any Stop & Shop for a full refund. To date, Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product.
Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life-threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy. The most common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.
Stop & Shop is committed to the highest standards of food safety. Customers looking for additional information may call Stop & Shop’s corporate brands hotline at 1-877-846-9949, M-F, 9 am-1 pm. Or Stop & Shop’s Customer Service line at 1-800-767-7772, M-F, 9 am-5 pm.
About Stop & Shop
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, based in Quincy, Massachusetts, employs more than 59,000 associates and operates stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey.