LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Out of an abundance of caution, Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for ready-to-cook beef and chicken fajitas and pork chorizo burgers because they may contain peanuts that are not declared on the packaging. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the products which include:
|Chicken Fajitas||UPC: 25907-00000||Sell by dates through Jan. 14, 2015|
|Beef Fajitas||UPC: 25976-00000||Sell by dates through Jan. 14, 2015|
|Pork Chorizo Burger||UPC: 84930-00000||Sell by dates through Jan. 14, 2015|
Note: The five zero’s in the UPC will vary based on weight and price.
Publix discovered this allergen contamination from our supplier of spice mix. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
These ready-to-cook products are available for sale at all Publix stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Products are packaged in foam trays with plastic over-wrap. Recalled products include all sell-by dates through 01/14/2015.
"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. "Consumers who have purchased the products 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."
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 174,000 employees, with 2013 sales of $28.9 billion. Currently Publix has 1,096 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 17 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, corporate.publix.com.