Giant food is taking the Giant Food’s squash noodle products back due to possible listeria contamination.
Company raised an alarm to the consumers to not consume the product of the batch mentioned on company’s website, which were sold between 8-19 August.
The recalled product is:
UPC #68826718585 with an Aug. 19 “best enjoyed by” date.
Supplier notified the company about possible infection after a regulatory test ,which came positive and products were immediately taken back to the nearby processing unit. Giant did not report what supplier or ingredient is involved.
Company has asked the customers who have bought and not consumed to return the product to nearby retail shop on a full refund scheme. Customers may also contact Giant Food’s Customer Support Center at 888-469-4426.
About the Infection:-
Foods may not look rotten or spoiled but the contamination they carry can be life threatening to the conusmers. Company requested to seek medical help if eaten the infected product as well.
Also, anyone who has eaten any of the recalled product should monitor themselves for symptoms during the coming weeks because it can take up to 70 days after exposure to Listeria for symptoms of listeriosis to develop.
Muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, persistent fever, muscle and head ache along with neck stiffness are possible symptoms of listeria infection.
Pregnant women, the elderly, young children, and people such as cancer patients who have weakened immune systems are particularly at risk of serious illnesses, life-threatening infections and other complications. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, their infections can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth.