Recall: Giant and Martin's Recall: Gold Coast Fresh Crab

Published 02/02 2013 10:43PM

Updated 02/02 2013 10:50PM

GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN'S Food Markets, following a  recall by Gold Coast Salads, announced it removed from sale Gold Coast Fresh Crab Spread due to possible contamination by listeria monocytogenes.

The following product is included in this recall:

Gold Coast Fresh Crab Spread, 8 oz., UPC 83355500325, expiration date of


To date, GIANT/MARTIN'S has received no reports of illnesses. Customers who have

purchased the product 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 stiffness and nausea. Listeriosis can also cause

miscarriages and stillbirths, as well as serious and sometimes fatal infections in those

with weakened immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV

infection or undergoing chemotherapy.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Gold Coast

customer service at 1-239-513-0430. 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 or

(From Giant and Martin's)

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