press release

April 22, 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 ATKINS CHICKEN WITH CHEESE AND BEAN BURRITO

Quincy, MA (April 22, 2017) - Following a recall by Request Foods, Inc., The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Atkins Chicken with Cheese and Bean Burritos. The packages are mislabeled and contain an egg and sausage burrito product which contains egg and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from egg or soy allergies.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Atkins Chicken with Cheese and Bean Burrito, 6 oz. plastic package, UPC 63748000989 with a Best By date of Dec. 19, 2017 and an establishment number P-17644 inside the USDA mark of inspection

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg or soy may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

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 this product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund.

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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.