Giant removes sunflower kernels for recall


Giant Food Stores has removed certain SunOpta products from its stores after company recalls, according to a company news release.

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Alpine Sunflower Kernel Tubs, Alpine Valley Yogurt Fruit/Nut Mix and Roasted Sunflower Kernels were recalled due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The recall includes: 10.25-ounce Alpine Roasted & Salted Sunflower Kernel Tubs with a best buy date of 3/24/17; 10.25-ounce Alpine Roasted & Unsalted Sunflower Kernel Tubs with best buy dates of 3/23/17, 3/30/17 or 5/3/17; Alpine Valley Yogurt Fruit/Nut Mix purchased in the bulk bin section; Roasted & Salted Sunflower Kernels purchased in the bulk bin section; and Roasted No Salt Sunflower Kernels purchased in the bulk bin section.

Giant hasn't received any reports of injury related to the items to date but advises customers who purchased these products to discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt back to the store for a full refund.