press release

September 22, 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 HEALTH ALERT CONCERNING OVEN CRAVERS FROZEN, RAW STUFFED AND BREADED CHICKEN PRODUCTS

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (September 21, 2015) – Following a US Department of Agriculture Public Health Alert, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale select Oven Cravers frozen, raw stuffed and breaded chicken products due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The following products are included in this recall:


  • Oven Cravers Chicken Parmesan, 10 oz., UPC 4542153140 with a best by date between October 29, 2016 and December 16, 2016 and an establishment number of “P-1358” inside the USDA mark of inspection
  • Oven Cravers Chicken Cordon Bleu, 10 oz., UPC 4542141512 with a best by date between October 29, 2016 and December 16, 2016 and an establishment number of “P-1358” inside the USDA mark of inspection
  • Oven Cravers Broccoli and Cheese Chicken, 10 oz., UPC 4542145512 with a best by date between October 29, 2016 and December 16, 2016 and an establishment number of “P-1358” inside the USDA mark of inspection

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 may call “Ask Karen”, the USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline at 888-674-6854. In addition customers may call Stop & Shop Customer Service at 1-800-767-7772. 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, visitwww.stopandshop.com

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