Stop & Shop Alerts Customers To Voluntary Recall Of Food For Life Baking Company Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal

   Stop & Shop Alerts Customers To Voluntary Recall Of Food For Life Baking
                          Company Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal

PR Newswire

PURCHASE, N.Y. and QUINCY, Mass., March 4, 2013

PURCHASE, N.Y.and QUINCY, Mass., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Stop &
Shop Supermarket Company LLC, following a recall by Food for Life Baking
Company, announced it removed from sale several varieties of Ezekiel 4:9
Sprouted Grain Cereals due to undeclared almond, an allergen, on the
ingredient label.


The following products are included in this recall:

  oEzekiel 4:9 Cereal – Original, 16 oz, UPC 073472002550 , lot numbers
    M3232, M3313, M3512 and M3565
  oEzekiel 4:9 Cereal – Golden Flax, 16 oz, UPC 073472002568, lot numbers
    M3253, M3309, M3414, M3439, M3523, N0068 and N0165
  oEzekiel 4:9 Cereal – Cinnamon Raisin, 16 oz, UPC 073472002574, lot numbers
    M3232, M3313, M3328, M3425, M3512, M3527, M3537, N0045 and N0132

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. These
products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from an almond
allergy. 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 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 Food for
Life Baking Company customer service at 1-800-797-5090. In addition customers
may call Stop & Shop Customer Service at 1-800-767-7772 for more information.
Customers can also visit the Stop & Shop website at 

About Stop & Shop
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC 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

SOURCE The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC

Contact: Arlene Putterman, Stop & Shop New York Metro, +1-914-251-2834,; or Suzi Robinson, Stop & Shop New England,
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