Stop & Shop has pulled a snack item from its shelves after the company recalled the product due to possible salmonella contamination in the peanut butter. The recall is for Late July Organic Snacks mini peanut butter sandwich crackers.
The affected products have sell-by dates of May 19, 2013, through July 11, 2013, and are as follows:
- Late July Organic Snacks Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, UPC 89044400070, 5 oz.
- Late July Organic Snacks Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, UPC 89044400071, 1.125 oz.
- Late July Organic Snacks Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, UPC 89044400072, 9 oz.
Customers who have bought the product should throw away any unused portions and bring their receipt to the nearest Stop & Shop for a full refund. No illnesses have been reported.
Eating food with salmonella contamination can cause salmonellosis, a common food-borne illness that causes diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within 72 hours, and salmonella infections can be life-threatening, especially for those with weak immune systems such as infants, the elderly, people with infected with the HIV virus and those undergoing chemotherapy.
For additional information on the recall, contact Late July Organic Snacks customer service at 888‐857‐6225. Stop & Shop customers may call Stop & Shop Customer Service at (800) 767‐7772 or visit the Stop & Shop website at www.stopandshop.com for more info.