Publix Issues Voluntary Recall on Publix Deli Tri Fruit and Grain Salad
LAKELAND, Fla. -- March 26, 2013
Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for Publix Deli Tri Fruit
and Grain Salad since it may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Publix received notification of the potential contamination from their
supplier, Allison’s Gourmet Kitchens. Publix Deli Tri Fruit and Grain Salad,
UPC # 41415-39662, was distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South
Carolina and Tennessee. Product was sold in pre-packaged 12 ounce containers,
and this recall involves all product sold with use by dates of 4/5/2013,
4/14/2013 and 4/17/2013.
“We have issued a voluntary recall because of our commitment to food safety,”
said Maria Brous, Publix media and community relations director. “No illnesses
have been reported to date in connection with this product. Consumers who have
purchased the product in question may return the product to their local store
for a full refund. Publix customers with additional questions may call our
Customer Care Center at 1-800-242-1227, or visit our website at
www.publix.com. Customers also can contact Allison’s Gourmet Kitchens at
1-405-735-2017 or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration at 1-888-SAFEFOOD
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 157,500 employees, with 2012
sales of $27.5 billion. Currently Publix has 1,070 stores in Florida, Georgia,
South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. The company has been named one of
FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 16 consecutive
years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer
service is recognized as tops in the grocery business, most recently by an
American Customer Satisfaction Index survey. For more information, visit the
company’s website, www.publix.com.
Publix Super Markets
Maria Brous, 863-680-5339
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