FAIRFIELD, Conn., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following notification from its manufacturer, Stop & Shop Supermarket Company has announced a voluntary recall of its CareOne Alcohol Swabs and CareOne Alcohol Swabs with Pain Relief. The items were removed from store shelves because of potential Bacillus cereus bacterial contamination.
The following products are affected by this recall:
- CareOne Alcohol Swabs, UPC 4152031367, 100 count
- CareOne Alcohol Swabs with Pain Relief, UPC 4152087570, 80 count
Use of contaminated Alcohol Swabs could lead to life-threatening infections, especially in at risk populations, including immune suppressed and surgical patients. Stop & Shop has received no reports of infections associated with the CareOne product.
Customers who have these products should discard them and bring their purchase receipt to any Stop & Shop for a full refund.
Customers looking for additional information may call Stop & Shop Corporate Brands toll free line at 1-877-846-9949 or our Customer Service line at 800-767-7772.
About Stop & Shop
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company employs more than 59,000 associates and operates stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey. The company is a member of the US Green Building Council and has been awarded LEED (EB) certifications for 50 of its existing stores. Stop & Shop has been recognized by the EPA for the superior energy management of its stores and is also a member of the EPA's Smart Way program. To learn more about Stop & Shop, visit www.stopandshop.com.
SOURCE Stop & Shop Supermarket Company