recall by Food for Life Baking Company, announced it removed from sale several
varieties of Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Grain Cereals due to undeclared almond, an allergen,
on the ingredient label.
The following products are included in this recall:
Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal - Original, 16 oz, UPC 073472002550, lot numbers M3232,
M3313, M3512 and M3565
Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal - Golden Flax, 16 oz, UPC 073472002568, lot numbers
M3253, M3309, M3414, M3439, M3523, N0068 and N0165
Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal - Cinnamon Raisin, 16 oz, UPC 073472002574, lot numbers
M3232, M3313, M3328, M3425, M3512, M3527, M3537, N0045 and N0132
GIANT/MARTIN'S has received no reports of illnesses to date, but people who have an
allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds may run the risk of serious or life-threatening
allergic reaction if they consume this product. These products are safe to consume for
individuals who do not suffer from an almond allergy. Customers who have purchased
the product should discard any unused portions or bring their purchase receipt to
GIANT/MARTIN'S for a full refund.
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.
Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Food for Life Baking
Company customer service at 1-800-797-5090. 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 www.giantfoodstores.com