LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for certain Publix
Premium Pancake and Waffle Mixes after being informed by the supplier
that milk powder used as an ingredient may contain Salmonella.
The mixes were sold at Publix stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South
Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina. All lot codes of the following
items are affected by this recall:
|Publix Premium Banana-Flavored Chocolate Chip Pancake& Waffle Mix||16 Oz.||4141503503|
|Publix Premium Pumpkin Pancake & Waffle Mix||16 Oz.||4141503703|
|Publix Premium Blueberry Flavored Pancake & Waffle Mix||16 Oz.||4141503603|
Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause diarrhea, fever, and
abdominal cramps and most individuals recover without treatment. In some
cases, diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be
hospitalized. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune
systems are more likely to have a severe illness.
“As part of our commitment to food safety, potentially impacted product
has been removed from all store shelves,” said Maria Brous, Publix media
and community relations director. “To date, there have been no reported
cases of illness. 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
department at 1-800-242-1227 or visit our website at www.publix.com.
Customers can also contact the US Food and Drug Administration at
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 186,000 employees, with
2015 sales of $32.4 billion. Currently Publix has 1,135 stores in
Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina.
The company has been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies
to Work For in America” for 19 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s
dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among
the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the
company’s website, corporate.publix.com.
Publix Super Markets
Maria Brous, 863-680-5339