Giant/Martin’s Alerts customers of voluntary recall of certain Ortega Taco Products

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Following a recall by B&G Foods, Inc., GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale certain Ortega Taco products after learning that one or more of the spice ingredients may contain peanuts and almonds, allergens that are not listed on the ingredient label. These products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from peanut or almond allergies.
The following products are included in this recall:

– Ortega Taco Mix, 1.25 oz., UPC 3900000820 with a best by date range of Feb 18, 2016 – Nov 3, 2016
–  Ortega LS Taco Seasoning, 1.25 oz., UPC 4150100824 with a best by date range of Feb 18, 2016 – Nov 3, 2016
– Ortega Hardsoft Taco Kit, 21.3 oz., UPC 4150101015 with a best by date range of May 18, 2015 – Feb 10, 2016
 Ortega Taco Dinner Kit, 10 oz., UPC 3900000805 with a best by date range of May 18, 2015 – Feb 10, 2016
– Ortega Medium Taco Sauce, 8 oz., UPC 3900001892 with a best by date range of Feb 18, 2017 – Nov 10, 2017
– Ortega Mild Taco Sauce, 8 oz., UPC 3900000890 with a best by date range of Feb 18, 2017 – Nov 10, 2017\

– Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix 3 pack, 3.75 oz. UPC 3900000821 with a best by date range of Feb 18, 2016 – Nov 3, 2016
– Ortega Soft Taco Kit, 15.2 oz., UPC 3900001012 with a best by date range of May 18, 2015 – Feb 10, 2016
– Ortega Taco Sauce – Medium, 16 oz., UPC 3900001894 with a best by date range of Feb 18, 2017 – Nov 10, 2017
– Ortega Taco Sauce – Mild, 16 oz., UPC 3900001893 with a best by date range of Feb 18, 2017 – Nov 10, 2017

GIANT/MARTIN’S has received no reports of illnesses to date. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts or almonds may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Symptoms of food allergies typically appear from within a few minutes to two hours after a person has eaten the food to which he or she is allergic.

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