A frozen appetizer is being recalled by ConAgra Foods and has been removed from shelves of Carlisle-based Giant Food Stores, which has numerous supermarkets in the area.
The product is PF Chang’s Home Menu Dumplings Pork and Leek frozen appetizers, which contain undeclared shellfish (shrimp) or fish (Pollock), both allergens, on the ingredient label.
Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions or take their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund.
"This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a Crustacean shellfish or fish allergy," said a spokesman for Giant.
Here are the specifics on the product being recalled:
• PF Chang’s Pork & Leek Dumplings, 12.5 oz., UPC 3620021215, with use by
dates of MAY082014 and MAY092014
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 light-headedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; loss of consciousness.
Consumers looking for additional information on the recall should call ConAgra’s customer service at 1-800-282-8070. They also may call Giant Customer
Service at 1-888-814-4268 or visit the Giant website.