Products recalled due to undeclared allergens
LANDOVER, Md., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following notification from its supplier, Garden of Eatin, Giant Food has removed from stores several Garden of Eatin brand products. The products may contain wheat and soy, undeclared allergens.
The following products are affected by this recall:
- Garden of Eatin Multi Grain Everything Tortilla Chips, 9 oz., UPC 1583900797
- Garden of Eatin Multi Grain Blues Sea Salt Tortilla Chips, 9 oz., UPC 1583900940
- Garden of Eatin Multi Grain Sea Salt Tortilla Chips, 9 oz., UPC 1583900795
To date, Giant Food has received no reports of illness associated with consumption of this product. These products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a wheat or soy allergy. Customers who have purchased the product should bring their purchase receipt to Giant Food 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 and/or diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness and/or lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; loss of consciousness.
Customers looking for additional information on the recall may call Garden of Eatin at 1-800-434-4246 or the Giant Food Customer Service line at 1-888-469-4426. For more information, consumers can visit our website at www.giantfood.com.
About Giant Food of Landover, Md.
Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 179 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 22,000 associates. Included within the 179 stores are 163 full-service pharmacies. Giant is owned by Ahold USA, Inc. For more information on Giant, visit www.GiantFood.com.
SOURCE Landover, MD - Giant Food LLC