press release

October 9, 2016

Contacts:
Cindy Carasquilla
Stop & Shop NY Metro Division
(914) 251-2834
[email protected]

Phil Tracey
Stop & Shop New England Division
(617) 774-4434
[email protected]

STOP & SHOP ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF TURKEY HILL DUTCH CHOCOLATE PREMIUM ICE CREAM

Following a recall by Turkey Hill Dairy, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale select 48 oz. containers of Turkey Hill Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream because the package may contain Rocky Road Premium Ice Cream instead of Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream.

These packages may contain almonds and eggs, allergens not listed on the ingredient label. The lid of affected products may be labeled as Rocky Road Premium Ice Cream.

This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from an almond or egg allergy.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • Turkey Hill Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream, 48 oz. (1.5 QTS - 1.42L), UPC 20735-42095, sell-by date: 05/23/17 (found printed on the bottom of the package)

Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses to date.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs or almonds may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Symptoms of food allergies typically appear from within a few minutes to two hours after a person has eaten the food to which he or she is allergic. Allergic reactions can include: hives; flushed skin or rash; tingling or itchy sensation in the mouth; face, tongue, or lip swelling; vomiting and/or diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness and/or lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; loss of consciousness.

Customers who have purchased these products should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Turkey Hill Dairy at 800-693-2479. In addition, customers may call Stop & Shop Customer Service at 800-767-7772 for more information. Customers can also visit the Stop & Shop website atwww.stopandshop.com.

About Stop & Shop

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC employs over 61,000 associates and operates 419 stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey. The company helps support local communities fight hunger, combat childhood cancer and promote general health and wellness – with emphasis on children’s educational and support programs. In its commitment to be a sustainable company, Stop & Shop is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and EPA’s Smart Way program and has been recognized by the EPA for the superior energy management of its stores. Stop & Shop is an Ahold company. To learn more about Stop & Shop, visit www.stopandshop.com or www.facebook.com/stopandshop.