March 4, 2017
GIANT/MARTIN'S ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF I.M. HEALTHY ORIGINAL CREAMY SOYNUT BUTTER
Carlisle, PA. (March 4, 2017) - Following a recall by The SoyNut Butter Co., GIANTS/MARTIN'S announced it has removed from stores I.M. Healthy Original Creamy SoyNut Butter that is potentially linked to an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7.
The following product is included in this recall:
- I.M. Healthy Creamy SoyNut Butter, UPC 65498991010 with Best by Dates of 8/30/18 & 8/31/18
Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, others can make you sick. E.coli O157:H7 is a bacterium that can cause bloody diarrhea. Seniors, the very young, and persons with compromised immune systems are the most susceptible to foodborne illness.
Customers who have purchased this product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to GIANTS/MARTIN’S for a full refund.
Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call SoyNut Butter Co. at 1-800-288-1012. In addition customers may call GIANTS/MARTIN’S Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit the GIANT or MARTIN'S websites.
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.