press release

October 9, 2017

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GIANT FOOD ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF CASCADIAN FARM ORGANIC CINNAMON RAISIN GRANOLA

Landover, Md. (October 9, 2017) - Following a recall by General Mills, Inc., Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola, which may contain almonds, an allergen that is not listed on the ingredient label. These products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from an almond allergy.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola, 15.6 oz., UPC 2190874329 with Better if Used by Dates of 20MAR2018 and 21MAR2018

Giant has received no reports of illnesses to date.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds may run the risk of serious or lifethreatening 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 General Mills at 1-800-624-4123. 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/aplus.

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.