press release

March 18, 2015

Contacts:
Arlene Putterman
Stop & Shop NY Metro Division
(914) 251-2834
[email protected]

Annmarie Seldon
Stop & Shop New England Division
(617) 276-7756
[email protected]

STOP & SHOP ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SELECT FRONTIER AND SIMPLY ORGANIC BRAND ITEMS

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (March 18, 2015) – Following a recall by Frontier Co-op, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale select Frontier and Simply Organic brand items due to potential Salmonella contamination.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Frontier Organic Garlic Powder, 2.33 oz., UPC 8983618351, Lot codes 4183, 4224, 4268, 4315, 4349, 5023
  • Simply Organic Fajita Seasoning, 1 oz., UPC 8983618535, Lot codes 4118, 4246, 4287, 4332, 5008, 5030
  • Simply Organic Veggie Chili Seasoning, 1 oz., UPC 8983618536, Lot codes 4208, 4259, 4282, 4311, 5015, 5047
  • Simply Organic Alfredo Sauce Mix, 1.48 oz., UPC 8983618544, Lot codes 4182, 4223, 4224, 4272, 4353, 5027
  • Frontier Organic Mama Garlic, 5 oz., UPC 8983618506, Lot code 4290
  • Simply Organic Creamy Dill Dip Mix, 0.7 oz., UPC 8983618843, Lot codes 4156, 4197, 4237, 4279, 4324, 5009, 5035

Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses to date. Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life-threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy. The most common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.

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 Frontier Co-op at 800-669- 3275. In addition customers may call Stop & Shop’s 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 59,000 associates and operates 395 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.