press release

October 12, 2017

Contact:
Felis Andrade
(301) 641-9232
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GIANT FOOD ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF LA TERRA FINA SPINACH ARTICHOKE & PARMESAN DIP & SPREAD

Landover, Md. (October 12, 2017) - Following a recall by La Terra Fina, Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale La Terra Fina Spinach Artichoke & Parmesan Dip & Spread because the product includes egg, an allergen, which is not listed on the ingredient label. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from an egg allergy.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • La Terra Fina Spinach Artichoke & Parmesan Dip & Spread, 10 oz., UPC 64041051350 with a Best By date of NOV-01-2017 across the front

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

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 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 La Terra Fina at 855-655-6418. In addition, customers may call Giant Food Customer Service at 888-469-4426 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 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.