Stop & Shop alerts customers to voluntary recall of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream

 Stop & Shop alerts customers to voluntary recall of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate
                           Nougat Crunch Ice Cream

PR Newswire

QUINCY, Mass. and PURCHASE, N.Y., June 12, 2012

QUINCY, Mass. and PURCHASE, N.Y., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Stop &
Shop Supermarket Company LLC, following a recall by Unilever, announced it
removed from sale pints of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream due
to undeclared peanuts or tree nuts on the ingredient label.

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The affected product has date codes of JUL1113BJ1, JUL1213BJ1, AUG0113BJ1,
AUG0213BJ1, AUG2313BJ1, AUG2413BJ1, AUG2513BJ1, SEP2013BJ1, SEP2113BJ1 or
OCT2313BJ1 printed on the bottom of the pint. The following product is
included in this recall:

  oPints of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream, UPC 7684020899

No illnesses have been reported to date, but people who have an allergy or
severe sensitivity to peanuts or tree nuts may run the risk of serious or
life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Customers who
have purchased the product 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 Unilever
customer service at 877-270-7397. In addition customers may call Stop & Shop
Customer Service at (800) 767-7772 for more information. Customers can also
visit the Stop & Shop website at www.stopandshop.com.

About Stop & Shop
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company employs approximately 62,000 associates
and operates more than 400 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 U.S. 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 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.

SOURCE Stop & Shop