Giant Food Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall by McCormick & Company

Product recalled due to undeclared allergen

Mar 04, 2011, 17:55 ET from Landover, MD - Giant Food LLC

LANDOVER, Md., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following notification from its supplier, McCormick & Company, Giant Food has removed from stores McCormick's Golden Dipt Tempura Seafood Batter Mix. The product may contain milk, an undeclared allergen.

The following product is affected by this recall:

  • Golden Dipt Tempura Seafood Batter Mix, 8 oz., UPC 4123470132 with a Best By Date of OCT 08 12 H.

To date, Giant Food has received no reports of illness associated with consumption of this product. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions or 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 McCormick's Consumer Affairs team at 1-800-632-5847 or the Giant Food Customer Service line at 1-888-469-4426. For more information, consumers can visit our website at

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

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