Giant recalls chips

Giant has announced a recall of select chips because of potential salmonella contamination.

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The following item is included in the recall:

• Bickel's of York Sour Cream and Onion Chips 8.5 ounce, with a UPC of 7148711030 and best by dates between Jan. 2, 2017 and March 13, 2017.

There have been no reports of illness from salmonella, according to a release from Giant. Salmonella infections can be life-threatening, specifically to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, elderly people or those with HIV infection or who are undergoing chemotherapy, the release states.

The most common symptoms are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within  72 hours, according to the release.

Customers who have purchased this product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund.  

Anyone seeking more information may call Giant customer service at 1-888-814-4268.

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