Giant Eagle supplier SunOpta has notified the retailer of a second expansion of the previously reported product recall on its sunflower seeds sold in the bulk section of the Carmel Market District due to possible Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination.
The affected product was sold in the bulk foods sections of the Carmel Market District with a PLU of 65167. The additional recalled product was available for purchase at these locations both loose within the bulk bin through June 1, 2016, and in pre-packaged containers with sell by dates through December 1, 2016. There are no confirmed illnesses to date associated with this recall.
Customers who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to their local Market District. Customers may also bring in the qualifying receipt to receive a refund on their purchase of the affected product. Customers with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.
In addition to this public communication regarding this recall, Giant Eagle initiated its consumer recall telephone notification process. The consumer recall process uses purchase data and consumer telephone numbers housed in the Giant Eagle Advantage Card® database to alert those households that purchased the affected product and have updated telephone contact information in the database.
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