Giant Food removes cilantro for possible food safety riskIn response to a recall by Shenandoah Growers, Giant Food of Landover, MD has removed all Giant brand packaged cilantro from sale because of a potential Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product includes Giant packaged cilantro, 2.5 oz., UPC 68826703077, purchased on or after Oct. 9, 2014.

No illnesses related to the product have been reported.

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

Giant Food LLC—of Landover, MD—operates 169 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 20,000 associates.