Undeclared allergen prompts voluntary recall

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - In a press release issued Friday, Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets announced the voluntary recall of "Simply Enjoy Vanilla Cream Puffs". The item may contain milk, an undeclared allergen, not identified on the label.

The product affected by the recall is sold in the frozen food section, in a 19.4 oz package with the UPC #8826712409.

It's important to note if you do not suffer from a milk allergy, this product is safe for consumption.

To anyone who wishes not to use the product, Giant Foods will offer a full refund with original purchase receipt.

Full press release below:




Carlisle, PA - GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets announced that it has

removed from sale Simply Enjoy Vanilla Cream Puffs. The product may contain milk, an

undeclared allergen, not identified on the label.

The following product is affected by this recall:

Simply Enjoy Vanilla Cream Puffs in a 19.4 oz package sold in the frozen food

section with UPC #8826712409

Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions or bring their

purchase receipt to the store for a full refund. This product is safe for consumption by individuals

who do not suffer from a milk allergy.

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; diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness or lightheadedness;

swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; and loss of consciousness.

Consumers looking for additional information may call the GIANT/MARTIN'S Customer Service

at 1-888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit the GIANT/MARTIN'S

websites at www.giantfoodstores.com or www.martinsfood.com.


Headquartered in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT/MARTIN'S is a leading retail grocer in Pennsylvania,

Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia with more than 180 stores, operating under the names of GIANT

Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets and employing over 31,000 associates. Founded in 1923,

GIANT and MARTIN'S have a long-standing commitment to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of

life for children in addition to working with hundreds of local organizations annually. GIANT/MARTIN'S

was awarded the 2010 Golden Grocer Award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its leadership in

the fight against hunger. In addition, GIANT/MARTIN'S is one of the top ten fund-raisers in the country for

local Children's Miracle Network hospitals. GIANT and MARTIN'S are Ahold companies. For more

information visit www.GiantFoodStores.com and www.MartinsFoods.com.

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