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February 9, 2000

Georgia Food Inspectors Urge Return of Decorated Cakes Bought at Publix Store

Snellville, GA (SafetyAlerts) - Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin is advising consumers who  purchased decorated cakes on Saturday, February 5, from Publix #508, 1905 Scenic Highway, Snellville, not to eat the cakes but to return them to the store for a refund. 

``We have reports from consumers who allegedly became ill after eating decorated cakes from the store on that day,"  said Commissioner Irvin.  ``We are investigating and monitoring the situation with the assistance of Georgia Department of Human Resources' Public Health Laboratory."

Consumers who have questions may call the Georgia Department of Agriculture's Consumer Protection Division at 404-656-3621.

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