Publix Issues Voluntary Recall of Coffee Cakes

LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for Coffee Cakes due
to the possible presence of small metal shavings. The Coffee Cakes were
sold at Publix bakery departments in Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama,
Tennessee, North Carolina and the following counties in Florida: St.
Lucie, Palm Beach, Okeechobee, Monroe, Martin, Miami-Dade and Broward.
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, Publix 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 our Customer Care
department at 1-800-242-1227 or contact us by visiting our website at www.publix.com.
Customers can also contact the US Food and Drug Administration at
1-888-SAFEFOOD (1-888-723-3366).”

Publix is privately owned and operated by its 184,500 employees, with
2015 sales of $32.4 billion. Currently Publix has 1,126 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.

Contacts

Publix Super Markets
Maria Brous, 863-680-5339