USA – Publix recalls fruit mix because of Listeria risk in apricots

Food Safety News

Publix Super Markets is recalling its “Tropical Fruit Medley” from grocery stores in six Southern states because the supplier of dried apricots used in the mix reported possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

“The 5.7-ounce clear plastic containers of the mix were sold from Publix retail produce departments in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina with a UPC of 41415088586,” according to a recall notice posted Thursday on the Publix corporate website.

All use-by dates of the dried fruit mix are included in the recall, but the notice posted by Pubix did not say what dates are printed on the product labels.

“To date, there have been no reported cases of illness.

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