Stop & Shop Alerts Customers To Voluntary Recall Of Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Talenti German Chocolate Cake Gelato

Stop & Shop Alerts Customers To Voluntary Recall Of Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto
                     Talenti German Chocolate Cake Gelato

PR Newswire

PURCHASE, N.Y. and QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 12, 2013

PURCHASE, N.Y. andQUINCY, Mass., Sept.12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Stop &
Shop Supermarket Company LLC, following a recall by Talenti® Gelato &
Sorbetto, announced it removed from sale Talenti German Chocolate Cake Gelato
due to undeclared almond, an allergen, on the ingredient label.

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The following product is included in this recall:
Talenti German Chocolate Cake Gelato, 16 oz., UPC 18685200063, Best By Dates
of 11/04/2014 M1, 11/24/2014 M1, and 11/24/2014 M2

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. This product
is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from an almond allergy.
Customers with concerns 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 Talenti®
Gelato & Sorbetto customer service at 612-455-8104. In addition customers may
call Stop & Shop Customer Service at 1-800-767-7772 Monday through Friday from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for more information. Customers can also visit the Stop &
Shop website at www.stopandshop.com. 

About Stop & Shop
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC employs approximately 60,000
associates and operates 400 stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut,
Rhode Island, 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 54 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 or
www.facebook.com/stopandshop.

SOURCE Stop & Shop

Website: http://www.stopandshop.com
Contact: Arlene Putterman, Stop & Shop NY Metro Division, (914) 251-2834,
arlene.putterman@stopandshop.com; or Lindsay Hawley, Stop & Shop New England
Division, (617) 276-7756, lhawley@webershandwick.com
 
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