Giant Food announces removal of El Monterey Steak & Cheese Taquitos due to product being linked to Rancho Feeding's recall of meat products

LANDOVER, Maryland , February 19, 2014 (press release) – Following a recall by Ruiz Food Products, Giant Food of Landover, Md. announced it removed from sale El Monterey Steak & Cheese Taquitos as a result of the Rancho Feeding Corporation recall of meat products. The USDA announced a recall of Rancho Feeding Corporation meat products because they were produced without all required inspections.

The following product is included in this recall:

El Monterey Steak & Cheese Taquitos, 28 oz., UPC 7100740389, with best if used by dates of:
May 5, 2014
May 17, 2014
May 20, 2014
May 22, 2014
June 7, 2014
October 8, 2014
October 11, 2014
October 16, 2014
October 21, 2014
December 12, 2014

Giant has received no reports of illnesses to date.

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

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Ruiz Foods Customer Line at 800-772-6474. In addition customers may call Giant Customer Service at 1-888-469-4426 for more information. Customers can also visit the Giant Food website at

About Giant Food of Landover, Md.

Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 170 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 20,000 associates. Included within the 170 stores are 156 full-service pharmacies. Giant is owned by Ahold USA, Inc. For more information on Giant, visit

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