RECALL: Giant Recalling Mangos for Salmonella
Giant Food Stores have pulled mangoes from shelves for possible salmonella contamination.
From US Food and Drug Administration:
Giant Food Stores, following a voluntary recall by Splendid Product, has announced it removed for sale Daniella mangos due to salmonella contamination.
The following product, purchased between July 12 and August 24, 2012 is included in this recall:
• Daniella mangos, PLU 4959
Giant Food is aware of illnesses reported in Canada and associated with this recall. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant Food 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 life-threatening, 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.
Customers may call Giant Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. for more information. Customers can also visit the Giant website at www.giantfoodstores.com.