press release

August 19, 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 AND SHOP ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SNACK FACTORY PRETZEL CRISPS

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (August 19, 2016) - Following a recall by Baptista’s Bakery Inc., The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Snack Factory Original Pretzel Crisps and Snack Factory Sriracha Lime Pretzel Crisps, which may contain milk, an allergen that is not listed on the ingredient label. These products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a milk allergy.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Snack Factory Original Pretzel Crisps, 7.2 oz, UPC code 049508006008 with Best By Date 07-01-2017
  • Snack Factory Sriracha Lime Pretzel Crisps, 7.2 oz, UPC code 049508006060 with Best By Date 07-01-2017

Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses to date.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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 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 Snack Factory Consumer Affairs Center at 888-683-5400. 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 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.