Giant Eagle recalling some red and green leaf lettuce due to potential E. coli contamination


COLUMBUS, Ohio - Giant Eagle has voluntarily recalled red and green lettuce distributed by Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. because of a potential E. coli contamination.

The lettuce affected was sold from December 3 through December 14 in the Blacklick, Pickerington, McCutcheon & Stelzer, New Albany, Britton Parkway, Hamilton & Route 33, and Lancaster Giant Eagle locations.

The company said there have been no reported illnesses and the recall is out of an abundance of caution.

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The affected products can be identified with PLU 4076 (green leaf lettuce) and PLU 4075 (red leaf lettuce).

Customers can return the lettuce to Giant Eagle or throw it away.

Customers can also bring in a receipt to receive a refund.

For more information on the recall, click here or call 1-800-553-2324.

E. coli O157:H7 infection often causes severe bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps. Sometimes the infection causes non-bloody diarrhea or no symptoms.

Most healthy adults recover completely within one week but some can develop a form of kidney failure, Giant Eagle said.

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