press release

October 29, 2014

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 BELL AND EVANS GLUTEN FREE BREADED CHICKEN PRODUCTS

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (October 29, 2014) – Following a recall by Murry’s Inc., The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Bell & Evans gluten free breaded chicken products due to potential Staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breasts, 10.5 oz., UPC 3898527201, best by date of August 9, 2015
  • Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Nuggets, 12 oz., UPC 3898527729, best by date of August 9, 2015


Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses to date. Staphylococcal enterotoxins are fast acting, sometimes causing gastrointestinal illness in as little as 30 minutes. Symptoms usually develop within one to six hours after eating contaminated food. Individuals typically experience several of the following: nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, and diarrhea. The illness is usually mild and most people recover after one to three days.

Customers who have purchased the 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 Murry’s customer service at 717-273-9361. 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.