CARLISLE, PA(WPMT) – Following a recall by Franklin Farms, GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets has removed from sale Franklin Farms Chili-Bean Veggiburgers which may contain peanut, an allergen that is not listed on the ingredient label. The product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a peanut allergy.
The following product is included in this recall:
• Franklin Farms Chili-Bean Veggiburger, 10 oz., 4 count package, UPC 44325120050, with Use/Freeze by dates of 1/25/2015 to 03/01/2015
Giant/Martin’s has received no reports of illnesses to date. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. 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 and/or diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness and/or lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; loss of consciousness.
Customers who have purchased this product 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 Franklin Farms at 1-973-808-1540. In addition customers may call Giant/Martin’s Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit the Giant/Martin’s websites at http://www.giantfoodstores.com or http://www.martinsfoods.com.