Packaged Produce Sold At Some Giant Stores Recalled Due to Possibility of Metal In Product

Packaged Produce Sold At Some Giant Stores Recalled Due to Possibility of Metal In Product

Packaged Produce Sold At Some Giant Stores Recalled Due to Possibility of Metal In Product

packaged produce company is recalling its products sold at some Giant stores and Martin's Food Markets.

BrightFarms, which sells spinach, spring mix, kale and other similar products issued the voluntary recall because of potential contamination of metal pieces in the produce.

The metal may have made its way into packaging during construction at the company's Elkwood, Virginia, greenhouse, according to the recall.

The salad products have best-by dates between May 22 and 26. They are:

  • BrightFarms Baby Spinach (4 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Spring Mix (4 oz. and 8 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Spinach Blend (4 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Baby Kale (3 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Arugula (4 oz. and 8 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Mixed Greens (4 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Baby Romaine (4 oz. and 8 oz. package)

Affected basil products, best-by dates ranging from May 18 to 23, are:

  • BrightFarms Basil (.75 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Thai Basil (.75 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Lemon Basil (.75 oz. package)

Products from other greenhouses aren't affected by the recall. Consumers are encouraged to throw away products or return their purchases for a refund.

Affected stores are: Giant Landover, Giant Carlisle, Peapod and Martin’s Food Markets in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, West Virginia and Washington, D.C., and possibly Capital Area Food Bank.

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