press release

October 9, 2016

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

GIANT FOOD ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF TURKEY HILL DUTCH CHOCOLATE PREMIUM ICE CREAM

Landover, Md. (October 9, 2016) – Following a recall by Turkey Hill Dairy, Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale select 48 oz. containers of Turkey Hill Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream because the package may contain Rocky Road Premium Ice Cream instead of Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream.

These packages may contain almonds and eggs, allergens not listed on the ingredient label. The lid of affected products may be labeled as Rocky Road Premium Ice Cream.

This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from an almond or egg allergy.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • Turkey Hill Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream, 48 oz. (1.5 QTS - 1.42L), UPC 20735-42095, sell-by date: 05/23/17 (found printed on the bottom of the package)

Giant has received no reports of illnesses to date.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs or almonds 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 Turkey Hill Dairy at 1-800-693-2479. 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.