press release

December 15, 2015

Contact:
Philip Tracey
Stop & Shop New England Division
(617) 774-4434
[email protected]

STOP & SHOP ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SWEET LEAF TEA PRODUCTS IN GLASS BOTTLES

Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (December 11, 2015) – Following a recall by The Sweet Leaf Tea Company, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale select Sweet Leaf Tea products in 16 ounce glass bottles only due to the possible presence of glass fragments.

The following products, with best by dates located on the shoulder of the bottle, are included in this recall:

  • Sweet Leaf Raspberry Tea, 16 oz. glass bottle, UPC 65153806703, with Best By Dates of 6/30/16, 8/31/16, or 10/31/16
  • Sweet Leaf Half and Half Lemonade Tea, 16 oz. glass bottle, UPC 65153806708, with Best By Dates of 6/30/16, 8/31/16 or 10/31/16
  • Sweet Leaf Tea Original, 16 oz. glass bottle, UPC 65153806700, with Best By Dates of 6/30/16, 8/31/16 or 10/31/16
  • Sweet Leaf Green Tea with Citrus, 16 oz. glass bottle, UPC 65153806720, with Best By Dates of 6/30/16, 8/31/16 or 10/31/16
  • Sweet Leaf Peach Tea, 16 oz. glass bottle, UPC 65153806704, with Best By Dates of 6/30/16, 8/31/16 or 10/31/16
  • Sweet Leaf Mint & Honey Tea, 16 oz. glass bottle, UPC 65153806701, with Best By Dates of 6/30/16, 8/31/16 or 10/31/16

Stop & Shop has received no reports of injury to date.

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 Sweet Leaf at 877-832-5323. 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 stopandshop.com.

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 orwww.facebook.com/stopandshop