press release

April 30, 2015

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

STOP & SHOP ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF GOLDEN KRUST BEEF AND CHICKEN PRODUCTS

Purchase, NY (April 30, 2015) – Following a recall by Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale select Golden Krust beef and chicken products which may contain egg, an allergen that is not listed on the ingredient label. These products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from an egg allergy.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • Golden Krust Beef Patties, 10 oz., UPC 72113470024 with expiration dates of 1/24/15 through 2/26/16
  • Golden Krust Chicken Patties, 10 oz., UPC 72113470027 with expiration dates of 1/24/15 through 2/26/16

Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses to date. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs 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.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Golden Krust Consumer Response Hotline at 855-565-0561. 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 approximately 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.