Giant Eagle Voluntarily Recalls Breaded Shrimp Due to an Undeclared Egg Allergen
- Company Announcement Date:
- October 21, 2017
- FDA Publish Date:
- October 23, 2017
- Product Type:
- Food & Beverages
Food & Beverage Safety
- Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason DescriptionUndeclared egg
- Company Name:
- Giant Eagle
- Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)Giant Eagle
- Product Description:
Product DescriptionBreaded Shrimp
All lot codes up to and including best by October 24, 2017 of Giant Eagle brand Breaded Shrimp, prepared and sold from the Prepared Foods grab and go sections inside Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets through October 19, 2017 have been voluntarily recalled by Giant Eagle due to an undeclared egg allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The product is safe for consumption by those who do not have egg allergies.
Approximately 600 packages of Breaded Shrimp were purchased by customers in Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Maryland. There are no reported illnesses to date associated with this recall.
The shrimp was sold from the Prepared Foods department with UPC beginning with the number 286815.
Giant Eagle became aware of the issue during a routine label inspection. The product label for the shrimp, which contain egg, omitted egg as an allergen.
Customers with an egg allergy who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to their local Giant Eagle or Market District store for a refund. Customers with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST.
In addition to this public communication regarding this recall, Giant Eagle initiated its consumer recall telephone notification process. The consumer recall process uses purchase data and consumer telephone numbers housed in the Giant Eagle Advantage Card database to alert those households that purchased the affected product and have updated telephone contact information in the database.