GIANT/Martin’s alerts customers to voluntary recall of Woodstock walnut halves & pieces
CARLISLE, Pa.– Following a recall by Woodstock Farms Manufacturing, Inc., GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale Woodstock Walnut Halves & Pieces due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The following product is included in this recall:
- Woodstock Walnut Halves & Pieces, 6oz., UPC 4256300860 with best by dates of 4/1/2017 and 4/15/2017 and a lot number of 16092 or 16106
GIANT/MARTIN’S has received no reports of illnesses to date. Listeria is a common organism found in nature. Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. However, listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Listeriosis can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths, as well as serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with weakened immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy.
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 Woodstock Farms Manufacturing at 1-800-526-4349, option 2. 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.