Giant Eagle recalls more products for undeclared allergens

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WKBN) – Giant Eagle is recalling Giant Eagle brand Japanese Breaded Cod Fillets and Little Italy Paninis because of undeclared allergens, according to a news release sent by the company.

The cod fillets were prepared and sold from the seafood department inside Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland and Ohio through March 23. The product contains lot codes up to and including March 26 and contain an undeclared soy allergen.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy 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 soy allergies.

Giant Eagle became aware of the issue during ongoing ingredient declaration monitoring. The product label for the fillets, which contain soy, omitted soy as an allergen. Customers with a soy 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. EDT. 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.

In addition, Giant Eagle is issuing a recall for Little Italy Paninis prepared and sold individually from the Prepared Foods department inside Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets through March 23 because of an undeclared egg allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs 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.

The recalled Little Italy Paninis were purchased in Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets in Pennsylvania and Ohio. There are no reported illnesses to date associated with this recall.

The paninis were sold individually from the Prepared Foods department with UPCs of 97525 20399 Little Italy Panini, Cold, and 07369 20399 Little Italy Panini, Hot

Giant Eagle became aware of the issue during ongoing ingredient declaration monitoring. The product label for the paninis, 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. EDT.


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