press release

October 20, 2015

Media Contact:
Samantha Krepps
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GIANT/MARTIN’S ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF STORE BRAND TURKEY MEATLOAF WITH TOMATO BACON GLAZE

Carlisle, PA – Following a recall by Taylor Farms, New Jersey, Inc., GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale Store Brand Turkey Meatloaf with Tomato Bacon Glaze which may contain egg, soy and wheat, allergens that are not listed on the ingredient label. These products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from egg, soy and/or wheat allergies.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Store Brand Turkey Meatloaf with Tomato Bacon Glaze, 13.9 oz., UPC 3022301060, with a Use By date of 10/29/15 and mark of inspection number P34513 (both of which can be found on the top label of the product) and a Lot Code of TFNJ288
  • Store Brand Turkey Meatloaf with Tomato Bacon Glaze, 13.9 oz., UPC 3022301043, with a Use By date of 10/29/15 and mark of inspection number P34513 (both of which can be found on the top label of the product) and a Lot Code of TFNJ288

GIANT/MARTIN’S 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/MARTIN’S for a full refund.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Taylor Farms at 1-866-675-6120. In addition customers may call GIANT/MARTIN’S Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit the GIANT or MARTIN’S websites.

About GIANT/MARTIN’S

GIANT/MARTIN’S is committed to helping its customers save money, save time and eat well. Founded in 1923 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT/MARTIN’S operates nearly 200 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, under the names of GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets. GIANT/MARTIN’S employs more than 33,000 associates and is a division of Ahold USA. In addition to working with hundreds of local and regional organizations annually, GIANT/MARTIN’S has a long-standing focus on efforts to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life for children. GIANT/MARTIN’S is one of the top ten fund-raisers in the country for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. The company was also recognized as 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by Grocery Headquarters. For more information visit the GIANT or MARTIN’SGIANT or MARTIN'S websites.Find GIANT and MARTIN’S on Facebook and on Twitter GIANT and MARTIN'S on Facebook and on Twitter @GiantFoodStores or @MartinsFoodMkts.