press release

October 31, 2016

Contact:
Jamie Miller
(301) 341-8776
[email protected]

GIANT FOOD ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF CERTAIN OREO FUDGE CREMES

Landover, Md. (October 31, 2016) – Following a recall by Mondelez Global LLC, Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale certain Oreo Fudge Cremes which may contain milk, an allergen that is not listed on the ingredient label. These products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a milk allergy.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • Oreo Fudge Cremes, 11.3 oz, UPC 4400002694 with Best By Dates of 19 AUG 16, 20 AUG 16, 14 SEP 16, 13 OCT 16, 14 OCT 16 and 17 OCT 16
  • Oreo Fudge Cremes - Mint, 11.3 oz., UPC 4400002696 with Best By Dates of 20 AUG 16, 21 AUG 16, 14 SEP 16, 15 SEP 16, 16 SEP 16, 17 OCT 16, 18 OCT 16

Giant Food has received no reports of illnesses to date.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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 who have purchased these products should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Mondelez at 855-535-5948. In addition, customers may call Giant Food Customer Service at 888-469-4426 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for more information. Customers can also visit the Giant Food website at www.giantfood.com.

About Giant Food, LLC

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 160 full-service pharmacies. Giant is owned by Ahold USA, Inc. For more information on Giant visit www.giantfood.com.