Giant Eagle Recalls Breaded Shrimp Product Due to an Undeclared Egg Allergen

People who have an allergy to egg run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction

Giant Eagle Recalls Breaded Shrimp Product Due to an Undeclared Egg Allergen
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October 24, 2017

All lot codes up to and including best by October 24, 2017 of Giant Eagle brand Breaded Shrimp, prepared and sold from the Prepared Foods grab and go sections inside Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets through October 19, 2017 have been recalled due to an undeclared egg allergen.

Giant Eagle says that it became aware of the issue during a routine label inspection. The product label for the shrimp, which contains egg, omitted egg as an allergen.

What's the risk?

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The product is safe for consumption by those who do not have egg allergies.

The recalled shrimp has a UPC number beginning with 286815.

Approximately 600 packages of the affected Breaded Shrimp were purchased by customers at Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Maryland.

To date, there have been no reported illnesses associated with this recall.

What should consumers do?

Customers who have purchased the recalled shrimp product can return it to their local Giant Eagle or Market District store for a refund.

Giant Eagle also initiated its consumer recall telephone notification process to notify customers who purchased the product using their Giant Eagle Advantage Card.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Giant Eagle Customer Care at (800) 553-2324.