Giant/Martin’s pulls conte’s gluten free cheese ravioli from store shelves

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CARLISLE, Pa. – Following a recall by Conte’s Pasta Co., Inc., Giant Food Stores, LLC and Martin’s Food Markets announced it removed from sale Conte’s Gluten Free Cheese Ravioli due to potential Salmonella contamination.

The following product is included in this recall:
• Conte’s Gluten Free Cheese Ravioli, 12 oz., UPC 73415894009 with a use by date of 020317

Giant/Martin’s has received no reports of illnesses to date. 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 who have purchased these products should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to GIANT/MARTIN’S for a full refund.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Conte’s Pasta Co. at 800-211-6607. In addition customers may call GIANT/MARTIN’S Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit the GIANT or MARTIN’S websites.