Stop & Shop recalls its nonfat dried milk due to possible contamination

7/6/2009

QUINCY, Mass. Stop & Shop has issued a voluntary recall of its 16-oz.Stop & Shop nonfat dried milk.

The product was removed from store shelves after a nonfat dried milk used in production was recalled by Plainview Milk, the product’s manufacturer, as it may have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella bacteria.

Though no reports of illnesses associated with consumption have been reported to date, customers who have purchased the product are advised to discard any unused portions and are invited to bring their purchase receipt to any Stop & Shop for a full refund.

Food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis. The most common manifestations of this common bacterial foodborne illness are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within eight to 72 hours.  Additional symptoms may include chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.

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