Publix Recalls Apple Coffee Cakes Sold In SC

The desserts were sold in South Carolina.

Lakeland, Florida (WLTX) -- The Publix Supermarket chain is recalling some Apple Coffee Cakes sold at their bakery departments because they could contain metal shavings in them.

The Apple Coffee Cakes were sold at Publix bakery departments in Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina and 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, 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 the Customer Care department at 1-800-242-1227 or visit Customers can also contact the US Food and Drug Administration at 1-888-SAFEFOOD (1-888-723-3366).


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