PURCHASE, N.Y. and QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC, following a recall by Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto, announced it removed from sale Talenti German Chocolate Cake Gelato due to undeclared almond, an allergen, on the ingredient label.
The following product is included in this recall:
Talenti German Chocolate Cake Gelato, 16 oz., UPC 18685200063, Best By Dates of 11/04/2014 M1, 11/24/2014 M1, and 11/24/2014 M2
Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses to date, but people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from an almond allergy. Customers with concerns should discard any unused portions or bring their purchase receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund.
Symptoms of food allergies typically appear from within a few minutes to two hours after a person has eaten the food to which he or she is allergic. Allergic reactions can include: hives; flushed skin or rash; tingling or itchy sensation in the mouth; face, tongue, or lip swelling; vomiting and/or diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness and/or lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; loss of consciousness.
Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto customer service at 612-455-8104. In addition customers may call Stop & Shop Customer Service at 1-800-767-7772 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 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 or www.facebook.com/stopandshop.
SOURCE Stop & Shop