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Publix Recalls Cake Products for Listeria Risk

Publix Super Markets is recalling 45 varieties of cakes that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The cakes were distributed at Publix stores in Florida between November 11 and November 15, 2012. Counties where the affected products were sold include Brevard, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Flagler, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia.

The company was notified of the problem by its supplier, Maplehurst, according to the recall notice.

Publix has removed the recalled cakes from store shelves, but customers who may have purchased the cakes and have them at home should not eat them and can return them for a full refund, advises the company.

Products subject to this voluntary recall include the following. Each cake is followed by its ID number:

  • 7″ CHOC CKIES N CRM CAKE 002-13584-00000
  • 7″ CHOC CKIES N CM LAY CK 002-16466-00000
  • 7″ W/T ICED CHOC LYR CAKE 002-16467-00000
  • 7″ DEC. BUTTERCREAM W/FIL 002-19722-00000
  • 7″ DEC WHIP TOPPING W/FIL 002-19734-00000
  • 7″ DEC FUDGE ICED W/FILL 002-19748-00000
  • 7″ DEC CRM CHSE ICED W/F 002-19759-00000
  • CRM CHSE 7″ VAN DEC 002-92096-00000
  • CRM CHSE 7″ CHOC DEC 002-92097-00000
  • CRM CHSE 1/2 & 1/2 7″ DEC 002-92099-00000
  • CHOCOLATE GANACHE CAKE 002-94078-00000
  • DULCE DE LECHE BON BON CA 002-94003-00000
  • CHOC GANACHE SUPREME 002-94085-00000
  • CHOCOLATE GANACHE BON BON 002-94098-00000
  • CHOC GANACHE GRANDEUR 002-94130-00000
  • BUTTERCREAM 7″ CHOC DEC 002-94333-00000
  • RASPBERRY SACHER TORTE 002-94132-00000
  • LATTE BLAST 002-94162-00000
  • WHIP TOPPING 7″ CHOC DEC 002-94396-00000
  • WHIP TOPPING 7″ 1/2-1/2 002-94420-00000
  • FUDGE ICED 7″ CHOC DEC 002-94432-00000
  • ICE CREAM 7″ CHOC DEC 002-94468-00000
  • ICE CREAM 7″ 1/2-1/2 DEC2 002-94490-00000
  • BUTTERCREAM 7″ 1/2-1/2 002-94502-00000
  • LYR W/T BLACKOUT CAKE 002-95322-00000
  • LYR 7″ CHOCOLATE SHADOW 002-95323-00000
  • LYR 7″ CHECKERBOARD WHOLE 002-95325-00000
  • LYR 7″ W/T BLACK FOREST 002-95334-00000
  • GERMAN CHOC 7″ LAYER CAKE 002-95353-00000
  • PEANUT BUTTER FUDGE FIX 002-95628-00000
  • LYR 7″ CHOC W/ PISTACHIO 002-95657-00000
  • LYR 7″ RIPPLE CAKE 002-95658-00000
  • LYR 7″ CHOC W/MOCHA 002-95697-00000
  • LYR 7″ CHOC W/ FUDGE 002-95663-00000
  • LYR 7″ CHOC W/ BC 002-95664-00000
  • LYR 7″ CHOC W/ CHERRY BC 002-95767-00000
  • CHEESECK TORTE 6″ WHOLE 002-95770-00000
  • LYR 7″ CHOC W/ CHOC BC 002-95954-00000
  • LYR 7″ CHOC W/ MINT BC 002-95955-00000
  • GERMAN CHOC 7″ CAKE 002-95958-00000
  • BLACK FOREST 7″ CAKE 002-95970-00000
  • BLACK FOREST 7″ CAKE 002-95970-00000
  • CARAMEL PECAN CRUNCH 002-94301-00000
  • MIDNIGHT FUDGE FANTASY 002-94254-00000
  • PEANUT BUTTER FDG FIX 002-94599-00000

No illnesses have been reported in connection with consumption of this product, says the company in its recall notice.

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