press release

March 4, 2017

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 I.M. HEALTHY ORIGINAL CREAMY SOYNUT BUTTER

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (March 4, 2017) - Following a recall by The SoyNut Butter Co., The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it has removed from stores I.M. Healthy Original Creamy SoyNut Butter that is potentially linked to an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • I.M. Healthy Creamy SoyNut Butter, UPC 65498991010 with Best by Dates of 8/30/18 & 8/31/18

Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, others can make you sick. E. coli O157:H7 is a bacterium that can cause bloody diarrhea. Seniors, the very young, and persons with compromised immune systems are the most susceptible to foodborne illness.

Customers who have purchased this product 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 SoyNut Butter Co. at 1-800-288-1012. In addition, customers may call Stop & Shop Customer Service at 800-767-7772 for more information. Customers can also visit the Stop & Shop website at www.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.