News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 February 21, 2009
CONTACT: Katie McKenna
kmckenna@topsmarkets.com

   
NORTHERN STAR CO. RECALLS SIMPLY POTATOES REFRIDGERATED PRODUCTS
Williamsville, NY – As part of a manufacturer’s voluntary recall issued by Northern Star Co., Tops Friendly Markets has removed from its shelves three Simply Potatoes products: Shredded Hash Browns, Southwest Style Hash Browns, and Red Potato Wedges.

The products were recalled after samples at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture tested positive for listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The company issued a consumer advisory for products with “use by” dates of March 29 to April 3. The following brand, products and UPC Codes have been removed from Tops Markets shelves:

- Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, 20 oz bag, 2016922233 - Simply Potatoes Southwest Style Hash browns, 20 oz. bag, 2016922236 - Simply Potatoes Red Potato Wedges, 20 oz bag, 2016922238

The company said there have been no reported illnesses. Customer inquiries for Northern Star Co. can be directed to (800) 228-8015. Customers who have purchased and of these products may return them to Tops Markets for a full refund. Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 71 full-service supermarkets and five franchise supermarkets. With over 10,000 associates, Tops is the leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's Web site at www.topsmarkets.com

 

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