Publix Super Markets Inc. of Lakeland, FL, is issuing a voluntary recall for Apple Coffee Cakes due to the possible presence of small metal shavings. The Apple Coffee Cakes were sold at Publix bakery departments in Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina, and in the following counties in Florida: Alachua, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota. The product has a UPC of 002-19562-00000 and includes all date codes. “As part of our commitment to food safety, potentially impacted product has been removed from store shelves,” said Maria Brous, the company’s media and community relations director. “To date, there have been no reported cases of illness or injury. 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 the company’s customer care department at 1-800-242-1227 or visit the website at www.publix.com.
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