press release

July 11, 2016

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

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

STOP & SHOP ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF BETTY CROCKER SUPER MOIST CAKE MIX

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (July 11, 2016) - Following a recall by General Mills, Inc., The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it has removed from stores Betty Crocker Super Moist Cake Mixes that are potentially linked to an outbreak of E. coli 0121.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Carrot Cake Mix, UPC 1600040987 with Better if Used by Dates of 12APR2017 through 14APR2017; 28MAY2017 through 30MAY2017 and 07JUL2017 through 08JUL2017
  • Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Party Rainbow Chip Cake Mix, UPC 1600040997 with Better if Used by Dates of 25MAR2017, 28MAR2017, 28APR2017 and 23MAY2017 through 25MAY2017

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 1-800-230-8103. 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 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.