press release

March 24, 2016

Contact:
James Keenoy
Stop & Shop NY Metro Division
(914) 251-2806
[email protected]

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

STOP & SHOP ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SPECIFIC GERBER ORGANIC 2ND FOODS POUCHES BY GERBER PRODUCTS COMPANY

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (March 24, 2016) – Following a voluntary recall by Gerber Products Company, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale specific Organic pouch products after identifying a packaging defect that may result in product spoilage during transport and handling.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • GERBER® Organic 2ND FOODS® Pouches -Pears Carrots & Peas, 3.5 oz pouch, UPC 15000074319; Batch 51945335XX with a best by date of July 12, 2016 and Batch 51955335XX with a best by date of July 13, 2016
  • GERBER® Organic 2ND FOODS® Pouches- Carrots, Apples & Mangoes, 3.5 oz pouch, UPC 15000074395; Batch 51955335XX with a best by date of July 13, 2016 and Batch 51965335XX with a best by date of July 14, 2016

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 Gerber Parents Resource Center at
800-706-0556. In addition customers may call Stop & Shop Customer Service at 1-800-767-7772 for more information. Customers can also visit the Stop & Shop website at 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.