LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA) - Giant Food, following a recall by Frito-Lay, has stopped selling Grandma's peanut butter sandwich crème cookies due to undeclared milk and egg on the ingredient label.
The cookies are safe for those whoo do not suffer from a milk or egg allergy.
The following product is included in this recall:
• GRANDMA'S Peanut Butter Sandwich Crème cookies, UPC 2840000153, 3.025 oz., with a sell-by date of May 21, 2013 or earlier.
Giant Food has received no reports of illnesses, but those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or eggs may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat the cookies. Customers who have purchased these should discard any unused portions and bring their receipts to Giant 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 seeking additional information on the recall may call Frito-Lay consumer relations at (877) 650-3479 or Giant Customer Service at (888) 469-4426. Customers can also visit the Giant website at www.giantfood.com.