Publix Pulls Cranberry Nut and Seed Mix Amid Listeria Concerns

Publix grocery stores have issued a voluntary recall for cranberry nut and seed mix over concerns that it may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

According to a company announcement posted Tuesday, the 7.05 ounce plastic containers of prepackaged cranberry nut and seed mix were sold at Publix retail produce departments in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina with a UPC of 41415-34986 and with use by dates August 7, 2016 through August 30, 2016.

Consumption of products containing Listeria monocytogenes can be harmful and in some cases fatal, particularly in young kids, the elderly, or others with weakened immune systems, the announcement says.

Listeria infection can also be linked to miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Symptoms include high-fever, severe headache, stiffness,s nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

To date, there have been no reported cases of illness, the company says.

Customers who purchased the mix can return it to their local Publix store for a full refund.

Additional questions can be directed to Publix Customer Relations on the web or by calling 1-800-242-1227.

Customers can also direct questions to the US Food and Drug Administration at 1-888-723-3366.

Visit Publix Corporate for more information.

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