press release

July 10, 2016

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

GIANT FOOD ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF KRUSTEAZ BLUEBERRY PANCAKE MIX

Landover, Md. (July 10, 2016) - Following a recall by Continental Mills, Giant Food, LLC announced it has removed from stores Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix that be contaminated with E. coli 0121.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix, 28 oz., UPC 4144900128 with Best by Dates of 3/30/2018 through 6/16/2018

Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, others can make you sick. E. coli O121 is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause bloody diarrhea and dehydration. Seniors, the very young, and persons with compromised immune systems are the most susceptible to foodborne illness.

Customers who have purchased this product 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 Continental Mills at 1-800-457-7744. 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.