Giant Food recalls BrightFarms packaged produce

Posted at 8:53 PM, May 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-18 20:53:09-04

Put down the salad fork! Following a recall by BrightFarms, Giant is now recalling some of their packaged produce over concerns of metal in their products. This may have happened while construction was going on at BrightFarms’ Elkwood, Virginia greenhouse farm.

No injuries have been reported, but as a precaution, the store advises customers to throw away the products involved and bring their receipt to Giant Food for a full refund. 

The recall includes the below-packaged salad products with dates on the package of 5/22/17 - 5/26/17.
• 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)

The recall also includes the below basil products with dates on the package of 5/18/17 - 5/23/17.
• BrightFarms Basil (.75 oz. package)
• BrightFarms Thai Basil (.75 oz. package)
• BrightFarms Lemon Basil (.75 oz. package)

For more information on the recall call BrightFarms at 646-480-5262 or email Also, call Giant Food Customer Service at 888-469-4426 Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM or visit the Giant Food website.