News Release
 June 19, 2009
CONTACT: Katie McKenna

Williamsville, NY –As part of a manufacturer's recall, Tops Friendly Markets has removed from shelves several Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough products. Nestle USA is recalling these products after being notified that the Food & Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control are conducting an investigation into reported E. coli illnesses that may be related to the consumption of raw cookie dough.

Nestle USA has announced a voluntary recall for all code dates for the following products that Tops carries: • Nestle Ultimate Chocolate Filled, UPC #5000044069 • Nestle Ultimate Caramel Filled, UPC #5000044066 • Nestle Ultimate Chocolate Chip w/Peanut Butter Cups, UPC #5000000922 • Nestle Ultimate Chocolate Chip Lovers, UPC #5000000926 • Nestle Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie, UPC # 5000000507 • Nestle Mini Brownie Bites, UPC #5000062227 • Nestle Chocolate Chip Cookie Chub, UPC #5000062239 • Nestle Mini Sugar Cookie Bar, UPC #5000062244 • Nestle Chocolate Chunk Bar, UPC #5000062235 • Nestle Mini Chocolate Chip Bar, UPC #5000062242 • Nestle Chocolate Chip Bar, UPC #5000062231 • Nestle Oatmeal Raisin Bar, UPC #5000006219 • Nestle Easter Chocolate Chip Bar, UPC # 5000000932 • Nestle Red/White/Blue Chocolate Chip Cookies, UPC # 5000000937 • Nestle Sugar Cookie Heart Shape Cookies, UPC # 5000012009 • Nestle Gingerbread Cookie Tub, UPC # 5000044060 • Nestle Peanut Butter Cookie Tub, UPC # 5000044062 • Nestle Sugar Cookie Easter Egg, UPC # 5000052009 • Nestle Chocolate Chip Cookie Tub, UPC # 5000062246 • Nestle Sugar Cookie Tub, UPC # 5000062253 • Nestle Chocolate Chip Cookie Chub, UPC # 5000000400 • Nestle Fudgy Brownie/Peanut Butter, UPC # 5000000820 • Nestle Holiday Mint Chip Bar, UPC #5000000827 • Nestle Valentine Chocolate Chip Cookie, UPC # 5000000931

Consumers who have purchased cookie dough products should not consume them. Instead, customers can return these products to Tops for a full refund. Nestle invites consumers with questions to contact Nestle Consumer Services at 1-800-559-5025 and visit their web site at

No other Nestle Toll House products are impacted, including already baked Toll House cookies purchased outside the home, all varieties of Nestle Toll House Morsels, chocolate Baking Bars, or Cocoa, and Dreyer's and Edy's ice cream products with Nestle Toll House cookie dough ingredients.

For a complete list of products removed from Tops Markets’ shelves, customers can visit Tops website at For a complete list of total recalled products, customers should go to

Tops Markets is attempting to notify, by phone, registered BonusCard customers that may have recently purchased one or more of these products.

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


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