Giant Eagle Bulk Sunflower Seed Recall [US/IN]

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US/Silver Spring: Giant Eagle Bulk Sunflower Seed Recall [US/IN]Giant Eagle recalls certain batch/lots of Bulk Sunflower Seeds, sold at its Carmel Market District, Indiana area Market District stores due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA:

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The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Bulk Sunflower Seeds are subject to this recall:

  • Bulk Sunflower Seeds, sold in the bulk foods sections of Giant Eagle’s Carmel Market District locations with a PLU of 65167. The recalled Sunflower Seeds were available for purchase both loose within the bulk bin between February 15, 2016 and May 3, 2016 and in pre-weighed, pre-packaged plastic tub containers with sell-by dates of August 1, 2016 through August 19, 2016

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Sunflower Seeds is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, Giant Eagle supplier SunOpta has informed the company that the Sunflower Seeds sold in the bulk sections of its Carmel Market District stores may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the bacteria that causes Listeria.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Bulk Sunflower Seeds, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Eastern Standard Time from Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated Sunflower Seeds, please search for “sunflower” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 6942-2016
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