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Class (unidentified) Recall; Sauces have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum;  Recommend notification to establishments that may carry these products via phone, fax or e-mail.

From the information provided by FDA, the products were distributed nationwide to consumers through Giant Food, Simply Enjoy products are part of Giant's corporate brand line.  Please notify this office at 317-233-7360 if any recalled product is found.
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Giant Food Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Simply Enjoy Brand Dessert Sauces 

Reason: Giant Food has announced a voluntary recall of Simply Enjoy Chocolate Peanut Butter Dessert Sauce and Simply Enjoy Coffee Caramel Dessert Sauce. The items were removed from store shelves after the manufacturer, Stonewall Kitchen, informed Giant that some aspects of the manufacturing process did not meet their food safety standards and the products may have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.
 
Pack/Codes: The following products are affected by this recall:   

--  12 oz. containers of Simply Enjoy Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce UPC # 68826706502    
--  13 oz containers of Simply Enjoy Coffee Caramel Dessert Sauce UPC #  68826706503


Distribution: Not Specified.
 
Illnesses: Giant Food has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product.
 
 
Giant Food Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Simply Enjoy Brand Dessert Sauces

LANDOVER, Md., Jan. 23  -- Giant Food has announced a voluntary recall of Simply Enjoy Chocolate Peanut Butter Dessert Sauce and Simply Enjoy Coffee Caramel Dessert Sauce. The items were removed from store shelves after the manufacturer, Stonewall Kitchen, informed Giant that some aspects of the manufacturing process did not meet their food safety standards and the products may have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. Simply Enjoy products are part of Giant's corporate brand line.

The following products are affected by this recall:   

--  12 oz. containers of Simply Enjoy Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce UPC # 68826706502    
--  13 oz containers of Simply Enjoy Coffee Caramel Dessert Sauce UPC #  68826706503

Giant Food has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product.

Botulism, a potentially fatal form of food poisoning, can cause the following symptoms: general weakness, dizziness, double-vision and trouble with speaking or swallowing. Difficulty in breathing, weakness of other muscles, abdominal distension and constipation may also me common symptoms. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.

Customers who have purchased the affected products may return them to Giant for a full refund. Customers looking for additional information may call Giant's corporate brand hotline at 1-877-846-9949. Customers can also visit the Giant website at www.giantfood.com.

About Giant Food Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, MD, operates 182 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 21,000 associates.

Included within the 182 stores are 163 full-service pharmacies. For more on Giant, visit www.giantfood.com.