Giant Recalls Aunt Jemima Pancakes
Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes are being recalled due to a cross-contamination risk.
The following press release was submitted on behalf of Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets.
Giant Food Stores, LLC and Martin's Food Markets, 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 Nov. 1, 2011 through Oct. 16, 2012. T
he 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/Martin's 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/Martin's 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/Martin's Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information or visit the Giant/Martin's websites at www.giantfoodstores.com or www.martinsfoods.com.