press release

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


Landover, Md. (October 28, 2015) – Following a recall by Herr’s Foods, Inc., Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale Herr’s Sour Cream and Onion Potato Chips because the declaration of “Gluten Free” was inadvertently included on the front panel of the package. This product is not gluten free. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a gluten allergy or intolerance.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Herr’s Sour Cream and Onion Potato Chip, 1.875 oz., UPC 7260000061, with a product code of 122

Giant has received no reports of illnesses to date. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs, soy and/or wheat 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 Herr’s at 800-344-3777. In addition, customers may call Giant Food Customer Service at 888-469-4426 for more information. Customers can also visit the Giant Food website at

About Giant Food of Landover, Md.

Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 168 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 20,000 associates. Included within the 168 stores are 159 full-service pharmacies. Giant is owned by Ahold USA, Inc. For more information on Giant, visit