Carlisle, PA – Following a recall by Boulder Brands, Inc., GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale certain Earth Balance Vegan Mac & Cheese products which may contain a dairy allergen. These products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from dairy allergies.
The following products are included in this recall:
· Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese, 6 oz., UPC 3377608050 with expiration dates in 2017
· Earth Balance Vegan White Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese, 6 oz., UPC 3377608052 with expiration dates in 2017
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to dairy products 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. 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 looking for additional information on the recall may call Boulder Brands at 888-299-7646. 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 MARTINS websites.