LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a recall by McCormick & Company, Inc., Giant Food announced it removed from sale McCormick Ground Oregano due to potential Salmonella contamination.
The following product is included in this recall:
- McCormick Ground Oregano,.75 oz., UPC 5210000356, with a Best By date of AUG 21 16 H or AUG 22 16 H
Giant has received no reports of illnesses to date. Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life-threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy. The most common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.
Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant Food for a full refund.
Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call McCormick Customer Service at 1-800-632-5847. In addition customers may call Giant Food Customer Service at 1-888-469-4426 for more information. Customers can also visit the Giant Food website at www.GiantFood.com.
About Giant Food of Landover, Md.
Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 169 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 20,000 associates. Included within the 169 stores are 157 full-service pharmacies. Giant is owned by Ahold USA, Inc. For more information on Giant, visit www.GiantFood.com.
SOURCE Giant Food of Landover, Md.