Giant Food Stores announced today that it removed from sale Late July Organic Snacks organic mini peanut butter sandwich crackers due to possible salmonella contamination in the peanut butter.
The following product, with sell by dates of May 19, 2013 through July 11, 2013, is included in this recall:
- Late July Organic Snacks Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, UPC 89044400070, 5 oz.
No illnesses have been reported to date. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Gian for a full refund.
Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be lifethreatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy.
The most common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.
Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Late July Organic Snacks customer service at 888-857-6225.
Customers may call Giant Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information or visit www.giantfoodstores.com.