press release

January 27, 2012

Jamie Miller
Giant Food of Landover, MD
(301) 341-8776
jmiller@giantfood.com

Landover, Md. (January 27, 2012) –Giant Food, LLC, following a recall by Pinnacle Foods Group, announced that it removed from sale several varieties of Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes. The products may have been cross contaminated with soy products, an undeclared allergen.

The affected products all have a recommended use by date between November 1, 2011 through October 16, 2012. The following frozen pancake products are included in this recall:

  • Aunt Jemima Buttermilk Pancakes, 14.8 oz., UPC 019600058205
  • Aunt Jemima Low Fat Buttermilk Pancakes, 14.5 oz., UPC 019600051008
  • Aunt Jemima Oatmeal Pancakes, 14.8 oz., UPC 019600054900
  • Aunt Jemima Homestyle Pancakes, 14.8 oz., UPC 019600059103
  • Aunt Jemima Confetti Pancakes, 14.8 oz., UPC 019600059554
  • Aunt Jemima Whole Grain Pancakes, 14.5 oz., UPC 019600060406

To date, Giant has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products. The products are safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a soy allergy. Customers who have purchased these products may discard any unused portions or bring their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund.

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; diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness or lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; and loss of consciousness.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Pinnacle Foods Group information line at 1-888-299-7646. In addition customers may call Giant Customer Service at (800) 767-7772for more information or visit the Giant website at www.giantfood.com.

About Giant Food of Landover, Md.

Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 173 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 22,000 associates. Included within the 173 stores are 159 fullservice pharmacies. For more information on Giant, visit www.GiantFood.com.