Stop & Shop Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Nestle NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder

  Stop & Shop Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Nestle NESQUIK®
  Chocolate Powder

Business Wire

QUINCY, Mass. -- November 09, 2012

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC, following a recall by Nestle USA,
announced it removed from sale Nestle NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder due to
possible salmonella contamination.

The following products are included in this recall:

  *Nestle NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder, UPC 2800068090, 21.8 oz., with a
    production code of 2278574820 and a best before date of Oct 2014

To date, Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses associated with
consumption of this product. Customers who have purchased the product should
discard any unused portions and bring 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.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Nestle
Consumer Services at (800) 628-7679. 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.

Contact:

Stop & Shop – New England Division
Suzi Robinson, 617-774-4434
suzi.robinson@stopandshop.com