press release

July 17, 2015

Contact:
Arlene Putterman
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 BELL & EVANS GLUTEN FREE BREADED CHICKEN BREAST NUGGETS

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (July 16, 2015) Following a recall by Murry’s, Inc., The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Bell & Evans GLUTEN FREE Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets due to potential Staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination.

The following products are included in this recall:


  • Bell & Evans GLUTEN FREE Breaded Chicken Nuggets, 12 oz., UPC 738985277291 with a best by date of 03/25/16

Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses to date. Staphylococcal entertotoxins are fast acting, sometimes causing illness in as little as 30 minutes. Symptoms usually develop within one to six hours after eating contaminated food. The most common manifestations of Staphylococcal food poisoning are nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps and diarrhea. The illness is usually mild and most patients recover after one to three 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 Murry’s Customer Service at 1-800-638-0215. 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 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.