press release

June 1, 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 SELECT GOLD MEDAL PRODUCTS

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (May 11, 2016) - Following a recall by General Mills, Inc., The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale select Gold Medal products that are potentially linked to an outbreak of E. coli 0121.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Gold Medal Wondra Quick Mixing Flour, 13.5 oz., UPC 1600018980 with Better if Used by Dates of 25FEB2017 through 30MAR2017
  • Gold Medal All Purpose Flour, 2 lb., UPC 1600010710 with Better if Used by Dates of 25MAY2017KC through 03JUN2017KC
  • Gold Medal All Purpose Flour, 5 lb., UPC 1600010610 with Better if Used by Dates of 25MAY2017KC, 27MAY2017KC through 31MAY2017KC, 01JUN2017KC, 03JUN2017KC through 05JUN2017KC, 11JUN2017KC through 14JUN2017KC
  • Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour, 5 lb., UPC 1600019610 with Better if Used by Dates of 25MAY2017KC, 27MAY2017KC, 03JUN2017KC, 04JUN2017KC

Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, others can make you sick. E. coli O121 is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause bloody diarrhea and dehydration. Seniors, the very young, and persons with compromised immune systems are the most susceptible to foodborne illness.

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 General Mills at 1-866-896-4365. 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

TThe 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.