April 4, 2013
Stop & Shop New England
Stop & Shop NY Metro
STOP & SHOP ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF RICH PRODUCTS CORPORATION FARM RICH® SNACK PRODUCTS
Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA (April 4, 2013) – The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC, following a recall by Rich Products Corporation, announced it removed from sale several varieties of Farm Rich® snack products due to possible contamination with Escherichia coli 0121 bacteria (E. coli).
The following products are included in this recall:
- Farm Rich® Mini Quesadillas Appetizers, UPC 04132235635, 18 oz, with sell by dates of January 1, 2013 through September 29, 2014
- Farm Rich® Mini Pizza Slices, UPC 04132235643, 22 oz, with sell by dates of January 1, 2013 through September 29, 2014
- Farm Rich® Mozzarella Bites, UPC 04132237443, 22 oz. with sell by dates of January 1, 2013 through September 29, 2014
Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund.
Symptoms of E.coli 0121 exposure could include stomach cramps and diarrhea, including diarrhea with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop a form of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). HUS is most likely to occur in young children and the elderly. If any of the described symptoms are exhibited, medical attention should be sought.
Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Farm Rich Consumer Relations at 1-888-220-5955. 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 approximately 60,000 associates and operates 400 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; has been awarded LEED (EB) certifications for 54 of its existing stores; 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 and www.facebook.com/stopandshop.