QUINCY, Mass., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following notification from its supplier, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC is alerting customers to a voluntary recall of Mann Packing "Snacks On the Go with Celery, Carrots, Tomatoes" because the grape tomato ingredient may be contaminated with Salmonella. The following product with best if used by dates ranging from May 9, 2011 - May 16, 2011 is affected by this recall:
- Mann Packing "Snacks On the Go with Celery, Carrots, Tomatoes", 8.75 oz., UPC 71651901501
To date, Stop & Shop has received no reports of illness associated with consumption of this product. Customers who have purchased the product should bring any unused portions or their purchase receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund.
Consumption of food contaminated with salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life-threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy. The most common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.
Customers looking for additional information on the recall may call Mann Packing at 1-800-285-1002 or the Stop & Shop Customer Service line at 1-800-767-7772. For more information, consumers can visit our website at www.stopandshop.com.
About Stop & Shop
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company employs more than 62,000 associates and operates 392 stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, 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 US Green Building Council and EPA's Smart Way program; has been awarded LEED (EB) certifications for 50 of its existing stores; and has been recognized by the EPCA for the superior energy management of its stores. Stop & Shop is an Ahold company. To learn more about Stop & Shop, visit www.stopandshop.com.
SOURCE The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company