press release

October 9, 2016

Contact:
SAMANTHA KREPPS
(717) 240-1017
[email protected]

GIANT/MARTIN’S ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SELECT CESAR CLASSICS PET PRODUCTS

Carlisle, PA. (October 9, 2016) - Following a recall by MARS Petcare, GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale Cesar Classics Filet Mignon Dog Food and Cesar Classics Variety Pack due to a potential choking risk from hard white pieces of plastic which entered the food during the production process.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Cesar Classics Filet Mignon, 3.5 oz., UPC 23100017792, Item #: 21443, All Date Codes
  • Cesar Classics Variety Pack 24 pk., UPC 23100010257, Item #: 143949, All Date Codes

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

Pet owners who have questions about the recall should call MARS Petcare at 800-421-6456 between the hours of Saturday, October 8, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm CST and Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST or visit https://www.cesar.com/notice. In addition customers may call GIANT/MARTIN’S Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit theGIANT or MARTIN'S websites.

About GIANT/MARTIN’S

GIANT/MARTIN’S is committed to working every day to help its customers save money, save time and eat well. Founded in 1923 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT/MARTIN’S operates nearly 200 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, under the names of GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets. GIANT/MARTIN’S employs more than 33,000 associates and is a division of Ahold USA. In addition to working with hundreds of local and regional organizations annually, GIANT/MARTIN’S has a long-standing focus on efforts to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life for children. GIANT/MARTIN’S is one of the top ten fund-raisers in the country for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. The company was also recognized as 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by Grocery Headquarters. For more information visit the GIANT or MARTIN'S websites. Find GIANT and MARTIN'S on Facebook and on Twitter @GiantFoodStores or @MartinsFoodMkts.