Giant Food branded Frozen Broccoli Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Giant Food branded Frozen Broccoli Recall [US]Giant Food, a Landover, Maryland establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Giant Food branded Frozen Broccoli Cuts due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/eXEW30keCis

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm608994.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Frozen Broccoli products are subject to this recall:

  • Giant Food brand Frozen Broccoli Cuts, sold in 16-ounce plastic freezer bags with a sell-by date of Mar 15, 2020 and a UPC of 68826700926

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FDA, while there have been no reports of illnesses to date, the frozen vegetable product is being recalled by Giant Food as a precautionary measure after a product sampled by the state of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes,

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

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Frozen Broccoli, please search for “Broccoli” or more generically, “vegetable” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> 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 for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Giant Food, LLC, please search for “Giant Food” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 10234-2018
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