press release

March 7, 2016

James Keenoy
Stop & Shop NY Metro Division
(914) 251-2806
[email protected]

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


Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (March 7, 2016 ) – Following a recall by Perdue Foods LLC, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets due to the possibility that some packages may contain small pieces of plastic.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets, 8 oz., UPC 2531710555, with a Best Before Date of 09/27/2016 and an establishment number P-2617 inside the USDA mark of inspection

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

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 Applegate at 866-587-5858. 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

About Stop & Shop

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC employs over 61,000 associates and operates 419 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 or