QUINCY, Mass., April 17 The Stop & Shop SupermarketCompany is alerting customers to a voluntary recall by Chang Farm of ChangFarm Brand 12oz packages of Soy Sprouts with a sell by date of April 19, 2008and a UPC code of 00 29899 0100.
The product is being recalled because of the possible presence of Listeriabacteria. Contamination with Listeria in food such as sprouts represents asignificant danger to public health.
Upon being notified of the recall, Stop & Shop immediately removed fromits shelves the affected product.
Customers who may have purchased this product from any Stop & Shop storeshould not consume the product and should return it to the store for a fullrefund.
Consumers should contact their healthcare provider with any illnessconcerns. Consumers with questions about this recall may contact the MA DPHFood Protection Program at 617-983-6712 or Chang Farm at 413-665-3341.Consumers also may call Stop & Shop Consumer Affairs, Monday through Fridayfrom 9am-5pm at 1-800-767-7772.
About Stop & Shop
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, based in Quincy, Massachusetts,employs more than 59,000 associates and operates 389 stores throughoutMassachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, New York andNew Jersey.
SOURCE The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company