press release

January 27, 2012

Suzi Robinson
Stop & Shop New England
617-276-7756
suzi.robinson@stopandshop.com

Arlene Putterman
Stop & Shop NY Metro
914-251-2834
arlene.putterman@stopandshop.com

Stop & Shop alerts customers to voluntary recall of Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes

Products recalled due to undeclared allergen

January 27, 2012, – Quincy, MA....The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC, following a recall by Pinnacle Foods Group, announced that it removed from sale several varieties of Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes. The products may have been cross contaminated with soy products, an undeclared allergen.

The affected products all have a recommended use by date between November 1, 2011 through October 16, 2012. The following frozen pancake products are included in this recall:

Aunt Jemima Buttermilk Pancakes, 14.8 oz., UPC 019600058205
Aunt Jemima Low Fat Buttermilk Pancakes, 14.5 oz., UPC 019600051008
Aunt Jemima Oatmeal Pancakes, 14.8 oz., UPC 019600054900
Aunt Jemima Homestyle Pancakes, 14.8 oz., UPC 019600059103
Aunt Jemima Confetti Pancakes, 14.8 oz., UPC 019600059554
Aunt Jemima Whole Grain Pancakes, 14.5 oz., UPC 019600060406

To date, Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products. The products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a soy allergy. Customers who have purchased these products may 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; diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness or lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; and loss of consciousness.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Pinnacle Foods Group information line at 1-888-299-7646. In addition customers may call Stop & Shop Customer Service at (800) 767-7772 for more information or 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 and www.facebook.com/stopandshop.