Giant Eagle Lettuce Recall

October 14, 2011 by staff 

Giant Eagle Lettuce RecallGiant Eagle Lettuce Recall, Giant Eagle Inc. of Pittsburgh is recalling bagged lettuce because of the potential threat of contamination by listeria, according to a company statement.

Melons contaminated with Listeria have killed at least 23 people in 12 states in recent weeks, coinciding with the death toll in an outbreak of 1998, health authorities have said.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has told the Giant Eagle on the presence of listeria in a routine test of the Giant Eagle Market Farmer eight-ounce package shredded lettuce, the company said in a statement dated Wednesday and appear on page FDA website.

The lettuce was produced by River Ranch Fresh Foods LLC, with an expiration date of October 14. There are no reported cases of disease caused customers to consume food, he said.

The product affected is packaged lettuce farmer Giant Eagle shredded Iceberg market. The lettuce was also used in a small number of deli sandwiches prepared ring, the statement said.

These include:

- Giant Eagle great Italian Sandwich Ring

- Giant Eagle Mini Italian Sandwich Ring

- Giant Eagle in New York big ring Sandwich

- Giant Eagle Mini Sandwich New York ring

- Giant Ring Great Eagle All American Sandwich

- And Giant Eagle Ring Mini All American Sandwich.

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