Giant/Martin’s Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Store Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn
- Company Announcement Date:
- November 15, 2017
- FDA Publish Date:
- December 29, 2017
- Product Type:
- Food & Beverages
Food & Beverage Safety
- Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason DescriptionListeria monocytogenes
- Company Name:
- GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets
- Brand Name:
- Product Description:
GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale GIANT/MARTIN’S Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The following product is included in this recall:
- GIANT/MARTIN’S Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, 16 oz., UPC 68826700676 with a Best By Date of Oct-2019
GIANT/MARTIN’S has received no reports of illnesses to date. Listeria is a common organism found in nature. Consumption of food contaminated with Listeriamonocytogenescan cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. However, listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Listeriosis can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths, as well as serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with weakened immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy.
Customers who have purchased this product 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 Bonduelle at 1-877-990-2662. 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.
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