press release

October 9, 2016

Contact:
Jamie Miller
(301) 341-8776
jmiller@giantfood.com

GIANT FOOD ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SELECT CESAR CLASSICS PET PRODUCTS

Landover, Md. (October 9, 2016) – Following a recall by MARS Petcare, Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale Cesar Classics Variety Pack due to a potential choking risk from hard white pieces of plastic which entered the food during the production process.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Cesar Classics Variety Pack 24 pk., UPC 23100010257, Item #: 143949, All Date Codes

Giant has received no reports of injuries or illnesses to date.

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

Pet owners who have questions about the recall should call MARS Petcare at 800-421-6456 between the hours of Saturday, October 8, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm CST and Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST or visit https://www.cesar.com/notice. 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.