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Giant Removes Talenti Gelato from Shelves, Cites Salmonella Risk

Risk of salmonella contamination prompts Giant Food Stores to remove Talenti Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Gelato from its shelves.

Giant Food Stores announced Monday that it removed from sale Talenti Chocolate Peanut Butter Gelato, following a recall due to possible salmonella contamination in the peanut butter.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • Talenti Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Gelato, UPC 18685200094, 16 oz. (all sell by dates)

No illnesses have been reported to date. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund.

Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses.

The most common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.

Salmonella infections can be lifethreatening, especially to those with weak 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 Talenti customer service at 612-455-8104 or Giant Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268.

Customers can also visit www.giantfoodstores.com.

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