press release

June 23, 2016

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

GIANT/MARTIN’S ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF A SELECTION OF BOLTHOUSE FARMS PROTEIN DRINKS

Carlisle, PA. (June 23, 2016) - Following a recall by Wm. Bolthouse Farms, Inc., GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale a selection of protein drinks due to possible spoilage that may cause the beverages to appear lumpy, taste unpleasant and have an off odor. These beverages should not be consumed. The issue was identified after Bolthouse Farms received consumer complaints, including reports of illness.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Bolthouse Farms Protein PLUS Chocolate shake, 15.2 oz., UPC 7146430650 with best by dates between 6/20/16 to 9/18/16
  • Bolthouse Farms Protein PLUS Chocolate shake, 32 oz., UPC 7146430651 with best by dates between 6/20/16 to 9/18/16
  • Bolthouse Farms Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean shake, 15.2 oz., UPC 7146401639 with best by dates between 6/20/16 to 9/18/16
  • Bolthouse Farms Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean shake, 32 oz., UPC 7146401640 with best by dates between 6/20/16 to 9/18/16
  • Bolthouse Farms Protein PLUS Coffee shake, 15.2 oz., UPC 7146401627 with best by dates between 6/20/16 to 9/18/16
  • Bolthouse Farms Protein PLUS Coconut shake, 15.2 oz., UPC 7146401892 with best by dates between 6/20/16 to 9/18/16
  • Bolthouse Farms Protein PLUS Strawberry shake, 15.2 oz., UPC 7146401890 with best by dates between 6/20/16 to 9/18/16
  • Bolthouse Farms Protein PLUS Banana Honey Almond Butter shake, 15.2 oz., UPC 7146401893 with best by dates between 6/20/16 to 9/18/16
  • Bolthouse Farms Mocha Cappuccino Perfectly Protein, 15.2 oz., UPC 7146430050 with a best by date of 9/2/16
  • Bolthouse Farms Mocha Cappuccino Perfectly Protein, 32 oz., UPC 7146430051 with best by dates of 8/2/16 and 8/3/16

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 Bolthouse Farms at 866.535.3774. 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.

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.