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August 20, 2000

Publix Recalls New York Style Potato Salad

LAKELAND, FL (SafetyAlerts) - Publix Super Markets has announced they are voluntarily recalling 16-oz. and 32-oz. sizes of its New York Style Potato Salad because the salad was found to be contaminated with Salmonella during routine testing. The product was distributed to stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama, and is described as:

Publix "Deli Quick Takes" New York Style Potato Salad,
16-oz. and 32-oz., Use By Aug 26

Publix advised in a press release that all stores had been told to pull all of this product, and that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had been contacted. The company stated they are confident they had pulled the 'majority' of the product, but a chance existed that some of the product had been purchased.

Customers who purchased the affected product from any Publix store in are being advised to return it to their nearest Publix store for a full refund or product replacement.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with this product.

Consumers with questions can contact Jennifer Bush, Weekend voice service (863) 688-7407 Ext. 4202. Leave message and press No. 701.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers August 20, 2000.

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