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05/23/2018

RECALL ALERT: STOP & SHOP RECALLS PRIVATE BRANDS FROZEN BROCCOLI 16 OZ

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 – The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) Foods and Standards Division detected Listeria Monocytogenes during a routine surveillance sample of frozen broccoli cuts at Stop & Shop store #699 at 1739 Ellington Road in South Windsor. Stop & Shop immediately issued a voluntary recall based on those test results.

 

“We’re incredibly proud that our staff was able to catch this during a routine sampling,” said Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle H. Seagull, “We work hard every day across all of our divisions to ensure public health and safety both by conducting regular inspections, and by responding to complaints. I want to thank Stop& Shop, the Department of Public Health Lab, and the Food and Drug Administration for their cooperation.”

 

Consumers who believe they may have purchased this product can identify it by the UPC 068826700926 and code BEST BY MAR 15 2020. Customers may return impacted product for a full refund.

 

Information about the recall can be found on Stop & Shop’s website here

 

Those who wish to file a complaint with DCP’s Foods and Standards Division may email dcp.foodsandstandards@ct.gov.

 

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