Thursday, April 4, 2013
Farm Rich mini quesadillas, pizza slices and mozzarella bites have been recalled due to possible E. coli contamination.
Products that may have been sold in area Giant stores are being recalled due to possible E. coli contamination. Giant has announced it is following a recall by Rich Products Corporation, after some of its snack products were found to have Escherichia coli 0121 bacteria (E. coli) contamination. The following products are included in this recall: Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund. Symptoms of E.coli 0121 exposure could include stomach cramps and diarrhea, including diarrhea with bloody stools, according to information provided by Giant. "Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop a form of …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Police said the burglar forced open the rear door of the home.
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Monday, March 11
The following information was supplied by the Upper Southampton Police Department: Retail Theft Giant Food Store, 466 Second Street Pike Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 p.m. A 50-year-old Richboro man was cited for retail theft at the Giant Food Store. Burglary 400 Block of Rick Road Wednesday, March 6, Sometime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Police report a burglar forced open the rear door of a home on Rick Road Wednesday. The homeowner said jewelry was missing from the home. Unknown value of loss.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
GIANT Food Stores is helping kids and their families make healthier choices and eat better all year round.
Wednesday, January 9
GIANT is again offering free Kid Healthy Ideas store tours this year, giving teachers, parents, and troop leaders a fun and interactive way to help teach children how to make healthier choices and reinforce nutrition curriculum taught in local schools. “What better place to start eating healthier than at your local supermarket, which is why GIANT is making healthy living choices easy for families in 2013 and beyond,” said Sarah Glunz, in-store nutritionist. “We invite all of our educators to take advantage of the resources we have available including our Kid Healthy Ideas store tours and our online Passport to Nutrition program.” GIANT offers its online Passport to Nutrition program to give kids, parents and teachers the information and …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Register your Giant Bonus Card online and help raise money for a participating school of your choice.
Times are still tough for schools, and every little bit of extra money can go a long way. Giant Food Stores is offering a way for families to earn cash for their children's classrooms simply by going grocery shopping. From now until March 30, 2013, Giant shoppers can rack up points by scanning their Reward Cards at the cash register. The more points they earn equals more funds for the schools. Giant's A+ School Rewards program tallies points for each dollar that is spent on groceries. At the end of the month, a calculation figures out how much goes to the school. For example, a $3.49 pruchase comes out to three A+ Rewards Points to McDonald Elementary. At the end of the month, McDonald Elementary earns 100 points. All participating schools…
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
GIANT pulled Indiana white cheddar popcorn off its shelves after the recall was announced.
GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets, following a recall by Dale & Thomas, announced it removed from sale ready-to-eat bags of Indiana white cheddar popcorn due to possible contamination by listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date. Customers who have purchased Dale & Thomas Indiana white cheddar popcorn, UPC 84357100078, 9 oz. should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to GIANT/MARTIN’S for a full refund. Listeria is a common organism found in nature. Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. However, listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Giant is recalling Dole Italian Blend Salad due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The information below is provided by GIANT/MARTIN'S: GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets, following notification by Dole Fresh Vegetables, alerted customers of a recall of Dole Italian Blend Salad due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. The following product, with a use by date of August 20 is included in this recall: To date, GIANT/MARTIN’S has received no reports of illness associated with consumption of this product. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions or bring their purchase receipt to GIANT/MARTIN’S for a full refund. Listeria is a common organism found in nature. Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Giant Food Stores began accepting American Express credit cards on April 22.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
From Giant Food Stores: Giant Food Store announced that all locations began accepting American Express credit cards as a form of payment to continue their ongoing efforts to provide customers with additional payment choices when they grocery shop. “In these busy times, choice is high on the shopping lists of our customers, and we now offer another payment option for our customers when they visit our stores,” said Rick Herring, Division President of Giant Carlisle. “American Express is thrilled to work with Giant… to bring their shoppers greater choice in how they want to pay,” said Vinent Campana, Vice President and General Manager, National Client Group at American Express. To commemorate the event, American Express will make a $50,000 …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Simply Enjoy Vanilla Cream Puffs have been voluntarily recalled from Giant.
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Monday, April 2, 2012
Giant Food Stores announced Friday afternoon that it is voluntarily pulling Simply Enjoy Vanilla Cream Puffs from its shelves. The frozen food product may contain milk, an undeclared allergen, not listed on the label. According to the release, customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions or bring their purchase receipt to the store for a full refund. The product is safe for consumption by people who do not suffer from a milk allergy. Symptoms of food allergies typically appear within a few minutes to two hours. Customer looking for more information should call Giant Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit giantfoodstores.com.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Spokesman: Customers gave ‘overwhelmingly negative’ feedback regarding the lean beef.
Giant Food Stores joined several other grocery chains, and will no longer purchase and sell fresh “finely textured ground beef.” The reason? Customers hate it, and they expressed it by telling store managers, calling the Giant consumer affairs department and via Facebook. “More than 100 customers expressed concerns over finely textured ground beef; we of course listen and have a good relationship with our customers,” Giant Food Stores spokesman Christopher Brand said today. “The feedback has been overwhelmingly negative. “I will tell you that we have a very educated consumer," he continued. "It’s not something that they wanted to purchase.” According to Brand, finely textured ground beef is 100-percent lean beef manufactured by harvesting …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Several varieties of Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes are being recalled by the manufacturer and may have been cross-contaminated.
Giant Food Stores, following a recall by Pinnacle Foods Group, 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. 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…