Giant issues recall of Zatarain Red Beans and Rice

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CARLISLE, Pa- Following a recall by McCormick & Company, Inc., GIANT Food Stores, LLC and Martin’s Food Markets has announced it removed from sale Zatarain’s Red Beans and Rice Original as the Red Beans and Rice Original product may actually contain Creamy Parmesan Rice Mix with dairy ingredients.

Dairy allergens are not labeled on the Red Beans and Rice original package.

The following product is included in this recall:

Zatarain’s Red Beans and Rice Original, 8 oz., UPC 7142909849, with a best by date of 7/31/2016

This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a dairy allergy, however, people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to dairy may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to GIANT/MARTIN’S for a full refund.

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. Allergic reactions can include: hives; flushed skin or rash; tingling or itchy sensation in the mouth; face, tongue, or lip swelling; vomiting and/or diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness and/or lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; loss of consciousness.

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 may contact Zatarain’s Consumer Affairs team at 877-837-3796 weekdays from 9:30 a.m to 7 p.m. (Eastern Time) for a replacement or full refund, as well as with general inquires.

In addition customers may call Giant/Martin’s Customer Service at 888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit the Giant or Martin’s websites.

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