Giant Food Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall by Kashi

Mar 18, 2011, 17:24 ET from Giant Food of Landover, MD

LANDOVER, Md., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following notification from its supplier, Kashi, Giant Food of Landover, Md. has removed from stores a Kashi frozen entree. The product may have been incorrectly packaged and contain egg, an undeclared allergen.

The following product, with a best by date of DEC 28 2011 RF B1 06:00 through DEC 28 2011 RF B1 08:00, is affected by this recall:

  • Kashi Southwest Style Chicken, 10 oz., UPC 1862729292

To date, Giant Food has received no reports of illness associated with consumption of this product. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from an egg 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 Kashi at 1-877-864-3523 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 178  supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 22,000 associates. Included within the 178 stores are 163 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



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