press release

December 15, 2016

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

GIANT FOOD ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SELECT SIMPLY ENJOY FROZEN DESSERTS

Landover, Md. (NDecember 15, 2016) – Following a recall by Delizza, Inc., Giant Food, LLC announced it has removed from sale certain Simply Enjoy Frozen Dessert products due to potential Salmonella contamination.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Simply Enjoy Dark Chocolate Topped Mini Eclairs, 30 ct., UPC 688267124112 with a Lot Code of L1K3616, L1L3616 or L1M3616 with Best by date of 3/1/2018 and 3/2/2018
  • Simply Enjoy Milk Chocolate Dipped Creme Puffs, 30 ct., UPC 688267124105 with a Lot Code of L1J4016 or L1K4016 with Best by date of 3/29/2018

Giant has received no reports of illnesses to date. Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life-threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy. The most common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.

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 Delizza at 252-442-4016. 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 atwww.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.